A great choice instead of the traditionalpotato salad. The spices, pineapple and toasted pecans providethe perfect complement to the naturally sweet yams.
Recipe: Tropical Sweet PotatoSalad
2 pounds sweet potatoes (yams), peeledand cubed2 tablespoons lemon juice1 cup chopped celery1 bunch green onions, sliced1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted1/3 cup light mayonnaise1 teaspoon grated orange rind2 tablespoons orange juice1 tablespoon honey1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/8 teaspoon ground nutmegSalt to taste
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
* Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commissionspokesperson, Holly Clegg.
Recipe provided of Lousiana Sweet PotatoCommission.
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