Sweet Potatoes are Classified as either Moist or Dry.
Moist Sweet Potatoes
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Sweet Potatoes are frequently grouped into two categories depending upon their textures. Moist Sweet Potatoes are soft and moist when cooked. They contain less starch and hold together better.

Dry Sweet Potatoes are firm, dry and mealy when cooked. They are starchier. 

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


The list of Moist Sweet Potatoes includes: Garnet Sweet PotatoesBeauregard Sweet Potatoes, and Red Dianne Sweet Potatoes

Culinary Uses

Moist Sweet Potatoes will be a better choice for SlicingSteamingBoilingRoasting

Gluten Free


Low Fat


Low Calorie