Pecan Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

A new twist on an old favorite, this tasty, easy-to-make sweet potato salad is sure to be the talk of your gathering.

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Pecan Sweet Potato Salad RecipeHealthy CookingA new twist on an old favorite, this tasty, easy-to-make sweet potato salad is sure to be the talk of your gathering.

Quick look

  • prep 40+ min
  • serves 12

Ingredients

  • 6 to 7 large sweet potatoes (about 5 lbs.), peeled and cut into 1-in. cubes
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

    How to make it  40 minutes + chilling

  • 1

    Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or just until tender. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl; cool to room temperature. Stir in celery and green onions.


  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and sour cream. Gently stir into potato mixture. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with pecans.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 184
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 188mg
  • Carbs: 30g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 4g

Serving size: 3/4 cup
Diabetic exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat

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