Sweet Potato Salad

Robin DuPree


This is a very quick and simple potato salad to make for any special occasion. My son and I loved this potato salad, and I plan to make this again real soon in the future...A nice variation to the palate...I found this recipe in a cookbook called, "Potatoes" as well...


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
20 Min


  • 2 1/4 c
    sweet potatoes, diced
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • 1
    red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2
    underripe bananas, thickly sliced,
  • 2
    thick slices of white bread, crusts removed, diced..or croutons
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped chives
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Sweet Potato Salad


  1. Boil the sweet potatoes for 10-15 minutes, until tender. Drain thoroughly and reserve.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a skillet and add the lemon juice, garlic, and bell peppers. Cook for around 3 minutes stirring constantly.
  3. Add the banana slices to the pan and cook for a minute. Remove the bananas from the pan with a slotted spoon and stir into the potatoes.
  4. Add the bread cubes to the skillet and cook, stirring for around 2 minutes, or until golden brown on all sides.
  5. Mix the dressing ingredients together in a small pan and heat until it is runny.
  6. Spoon the potato mixture into a serving dish, season to taste, and pour the dressing over the mixture along with the croutons. Serve immediately.

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