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n. pl. bo·ni·a·tos
See batata.

[American Spanish, variant of earlier boniata, perhaps of Antillean origin.]


(ˌbəʊnɪˈɑːtəʊ; bɒnˈjɑːtəʊ)
a variety of sweet potato grown in the Caribbean
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Bertolli(R) Classico(TM) Olive Oil 2 large boniatos or sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes (about 1 pound) 1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp.
In 2000, the first year the technique was used to treat boniatos, 175 metric tons were irradiated and shipped.
These paler ones, sometimes called Japanese or Cuban sweet potatoes or boniatos, are excellent in stews and stir-fries.
Other, specialty, Boniatos, and purple sub-categories each accounted for less than 1% of dollar sales and combined made up more than 3.
The remainder of the category, made up of specialty, Boniatos and purple potatoes combined for 1.
Likewise, in addition to the traditional Idaho potatoes, malangas, yucca and boniatos (Cuban sweet potatoes) are regularly stocked.