Nutty Sweet Potato Salad
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Sweet potatoes aren't just for Thanksgiving anymore. We used them to put a spin on our potato salad, that all-American picnic side dish.
uncooked sweet potato(es)2 large, peeled and cut into chunks (about 1 1/4 lbs)
light mayonnaise3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice3 Tbsp
five-spice powder¼ tsp
chopped walnuts¼ cup(s), toasted
fresh currants½ cup(s)
table salt⅛ tsp, or to taste
black pepper⅛ tsp, or to taste
- Steam sweet potato chunks until tender, about 5 minutes; cool to room temperature.
- Whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice and five-spice powder. Pour over sweet potatoes and toss gently.
- Add walnuts and currants; toss. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.