Southern Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. peeled, cubed sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • lettuce leaves
  • 1 can 11-oz mandarin oranges, drained

 

Directions

  1. Cook the potatoes until tender, about 5-8 minutes.
  2. Drain and then toss with lemon juice.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, orange juice, honey, orange peel, ginger, salt, and nutmeg.
  4. Add in the warm potatoes, celery and dates. Toss to coat well.

Linda Thompson

Bella Undaunted, 18500 92nd Ave, Tinley Park, IL, 60487, United States