Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

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Mary Casey


I love potato salad but was told by my dietitian to try to eat more sweet potatoes/yams with my diabetes. So for the Memorial Day BBQ we had this year I put together this recipe and it was amazing! Even my husband liked it. He does not like different foods normally but he could not stop talking about this salad.

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6 - 8
45 Min


2 - 3 medium
sweet potatoes or yams boiled but firm
2 stick
celery, chopped
1/2 of 11 can(s)
mandarin oranges or pineapple
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
1/2 c
light mayonnaise
6 tsp
orange or pineapple juice (depending on what fruit you use)
1 Tbsp
agave syrup
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp

How to Make Sweet Potato Salad


  • 1Boil sweet potatoes or yams about 15 minutes. Make sure they are still firm so they do not mash. Drain mandarin oranges or pineapple (whichever you decide to use). Chop celery and parsley. Cool potatoes and cut into 3/4 inch cubes.
  • 2In a jar combine the mayonnaise, juice, agave syrup and spices and shake to combine. Chill in refrigerator until potatoes have cooled.
  • 3Combine all ingredients and chill 30 - 60 minutes (best when served cold) Serve

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About Sweet Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy