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Sweet Potato Salad

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This sweet potato salad is a fruited vegetable salad. Made with cooked sweet potatoes, tossed in lemon juice and combined with mayonnaise, orange peel and juice along with honey, the sweet potato salad is served chilled. Juicy and tangy with a hint of ginger and nutmeg to it, the sweet potatoes also have pecans, celery and dates in it.
Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 2 Pound, peeled and cubed
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Low fat mayonnaise/Real/ light mayonnaise 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cholesterol free mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pitted dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lettuce leaves 2
  Canned mandarin orange segments 11 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
Directions

In medium saucepan cook potatoes 8 to 10 minutes in boiling, salted water just until tender.
Drain.
Toss with lemon juice.
In large bowl combine mayonnaise, orange peel, orange juice, honey, ginger, salt and nutmeg.
Stir in warm potatoes, pecans, celery and dates.
Cover; chill.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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