Calypso Sweet Potato-Fruit Salad

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

The vegetabel-fruit salad combines the ever-popular and abundant pineapple.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 375 degrees.
  2. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a sharp knife and bake 45 minutes until tender.
  3. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel them and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  4. Place cubes in a large bowl and add pineapple and orange sections.
  5. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except shredded coconut. Mix well. Spoon over sweet potato mixture. Mix gently, until evenly coated. Chill several hours or overnight.
  6. Just before serving, mix well and sprinkle with coconut, if desired.
  7. NOTE: Preparation time does not include chilling time.
Most Helpful

5 5

Very different, and very YUMMY! Loved the textures and the surprising sweetness of this salad. Some looked at it and said, in a funny kind of way, "Are those sweet potatoes?" But once given a try it was liked by all. I toasted coconut to sprinkle on top, and it really added to the tropical flavors! Something I thought I would just like turned into something I will make again! And it's very pretty, too! ZWT9

5 5

This is an unusual way for us to use sweet potatoes. It almost made the sweet potatoes feel like a fruit also. Beautiful golden color set off by the coconut made it a really attractive serving. Made for ZWT5 for the Genies of Gourmet.

5 5

DEFINITELY A WINNER RECIPE at least for me, since I really, really love recipes of all kinds that include sweet potatoes, & this one is a great way to serve them ~ A very satisfying combo of the SPs & all that fruit! Thanks for a very, very nice keeper! [Tagged, made & reviewed for FAMILY PICKS in ZWT5]