Sweet Potato Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeno

5
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Sweet potatoes and pineapple are a tasty twist on a traditional summer side dish. Cut both in bite-size chunks for easy eating.

Ingredients

uncooked sweet potato(es)

2 pound(s), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

pineapple

½ medium, cored and cubed (about 2 cups)

jalapeño pepper(s)

¼ small, finely minced (about 2 tsp; do not touch seeds with bare hands)

basil

2½ Tbsp, fresh, chopped

olive oil

2 tsp

soy sauce

4 tsp

diet ginger ale

4 Tbsp, (1/4 cup)

Instructions

  1. Steam potatoes until tender but not mushy, about 12 to 15 minutes; cool to room temperature. Place potatoes in a medium bowl; add pineapple.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a cup; mix well. Pour dressing over potato mixture and toss to coat. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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