Sweet Potato Salad with Raisins & Spiced Nuts

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 15 mL
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice 15 mL
  • 2 tsp cilantro seasoning paste 10 mL
  • 1 tsp sugar 5 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1 mL
  • 3 tbsp olive oil 45 mL
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper 125 mL
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins 75 mL
  • 1/3 cup finely sliced green onion 75 mL
  • 3 tbsp roughly chopped Jalapeno Kettle Cooked Peanuts 45 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    In a large saucepan, simmer sweet potatoes in salted water over medium heat for approx. 10 to 12 min. or until just cooked through. Drain and cool.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, whisk together vinegar, lime juice, cilantro paste, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Whisk in olive oil and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Just before serving, gently mix the potatoes into dressing, along with red pepper. Adjust seasoning, if necessary and garnish with raisins, green onion and chopped peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 270
  • Fat 15 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5 g
  • Carbs 31 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 240 mg
  • Potassium 320