Sweet Potatoes are Generally Classified as either Dry or Moist.
Dry Sweet Potatoes
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Sweet Potatoes are frequently grouped into two categories depending upon their textures. Dry Sweet Potatoes are firm, dry and mealy when cooked. They are starchier. 

Moist Sweet Potatoes are soft and moist when cooked.

Consider your desired final outcome when selecting a type of Sweet Potato for a particular dish. 


The list of Dry Sweet Potatoes includes: Hannah Sweet PotatoesJapanese Sweet Potatoes, and Jewel Sweet Potatoes.

Culinary Uses

Dry Sweet Potatoes will be a better choice for BakingMashingDeep Frying or Pan Frying.

Gluten Free


Low Fat


Low Calorie