Moroccan - Style Sweet Potato Salad

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

This recipe combines two varieties of sweet potatoes, yellow-fleshed and orange-fleshed. In supermarkets, the yellow-fleshed variety, which has a tan-colored skin, is called a sweet potato. The copper-skinned, orange-fleshed variety is labelled a yam, although it isn't that tuber. In North America, years ago, marketers decided to call the orange-fleshed variety of sweet potato a yam to help distinguish it from the yellow-fleshed variety.

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Directions

  1. Make the dressing by combining the first 10 ingredients in large salad bowl.
  2. Gently boil the sweet potatoes and yams until just tender and still holding their shape. (Don't overcook or they'll fall apart when you toss them with the dressing).
  3. Place the sweet potatoes and yams in a colander and drain well. Set them in the salad bowl and the green onion and mint.
  4. While still warm, toss the sweet potatoes and yams into dressing. Serve the salad warm, or cool to room temperature, cover , refrigerate and serve cold.

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