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Curried Sweet Potato Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

Shake up your summer menu with this salad that keeps prep simple but goes beyond simple taste. From Prevention® Healthy Cooking. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
3
tablespoons chopped pecans
1/2
cup Yoplait® Original fat-free plain yogurt
2
tablespoons light mayonnaise
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup canned pineapple tidbits in juice, drained
3
green onions, sliced

Steps

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  • 1
    In large saucepan, cover sweet potatoes with cold water. Cover and heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain; let cool.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small nonstick skillet, toast pecans over medium heat, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly toasted. Tip onto a plate; let cool.
  • 3
    In large salad bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry powder and salt. Gently stir in pineapple, green onions and sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with toasted pecans. Serve immediately or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, which will help your body maintain stable stores of energy.
  • The Sugar Solution Cookbook (2006) p. 189

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
500mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
310%
310%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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