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    Sweet Potato and Pecan Salad

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    bluemoon downunder's Note:

    For all sweet potato lovers, a flavoursome salad combining the sweet potato and pecans with bean sprouts and a range of salad greens: celery, celeric, spring onions and endive. The 'cooking time' includes about 25 minutes cooling time. Adapted from "Potatoes and Vegetables" by Parragon Publishing.

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    1. 1
      Cook the sweet potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 5 minutes, or until tender.
    2. 2
      Drain thoroughly, transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
    3. 3
      Stir in the celery, celery root, spring onions, bean sprouts and chopped pecans.
    4. 4
      Line a salad bowl with the endive leaves and sprinkle them lightly with lemon juice.
    5. 5
      Spoon the potato and salad greens mixture onto the endive leaves.
    6. 6
      In a small bowl, beat the dressing ingredients together.
    7. 7
      Pour the dressing over the salad, garnish with thyme sprigs and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 19, 2006


      I made this using half sweet potatoes and half red potatoes, it was good although next time I will use less bean sprouts or omit them totally I really don't think they are needed in this salad, I increased the dressing amounts, all in all a very tasty salad, thanks bluemoon!...Kitten:)

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet Potato and Pecan Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (454 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 373.5
    Calories from Fat 215
    Total Fat 23.9 g
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 138.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 37.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.8 g
    Sugars 8.6 g
    Protein 7.3 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    celery root

    fresh thyme sprigs

    garlic-flavored red wine vinegar

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