Sweet Potato Apple Salad

Enjoy this delicious sweet potato and apple salad that’s sprinkled with walnut – a tasty side dish.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2 1/4
lb sweet potatoes (about 4 medium), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4
cup chopped walnuts
2
lb Granny Smith apples (about 4 medium), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
3
tablespoons raisins
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup plain fat-free yogurt
3
tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise

  • 1 In 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven, place steamer basket; add 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place sweet potatoes in basket; cover tightly and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; steam covered 16 to 17 minutes or until tender. Plunge potatoes into ice water until cold; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, sprinkle walnuts in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
  • 3 In large bowl, sprinkle apples with sugar and lime juice; toss gently to coat. Stir in sweet potatoes, raisins, salt and 3 tablespoons of the walnuts.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together yogurt and mayonnaise. Pour over sweet potato mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon walnuts. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 12 hours.

Expert Tips

A metal colander works for steaming the sweet potatoes, if you don’t have a steamer basket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
),
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.