GINGERED SWEET POTATO-APPLE SALAD

 

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  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sweet potatoes or yams, in light syrup, drained and cubed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits, in juice, drained
  • 1 medium apple, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped unsalted cashews
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard dressing
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens

Directions

  • Combine sweet potatoes, pineapple, apple, celery and cashews in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine honey mustard dressing and ginger; pour over sweet potato mixture; toss lightly. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve over salad greens.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 220; Total fat 7g; Saturated fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 75mg; Total carbohydrate 37g; Fiber 5g; Protein 4g; Vitamin A 160%DV*; Vitamin C 35%DV; Calcium 6%DV; Iron 15%DV
  • * Daily Value

Notes

Like potato salad? Sweet, colorful and rich in beta-carotene (forms vitamin A), sweet potatoes take center stage in this easy version. With “canned food” convenience, this tasty side dish provides nearly 1 1/2 cups offruit and vegetables per serving with little effort, yet lots of flavor!

Categories: Potato 
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