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.