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Creamy Sweet Potato Salad

 Creamy Sweet Potato Salad
Refreshing and colorful, this novel combination is a taste treat! -North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
12-16 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped green or sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • In a bowl, blend mayonnaise, buttermilk, lemon juice, mustard and
  • sugar until smooth. In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, peas,
  • pepper and onions. Pour dressing over all; toss to blend. Chill 2
  • hours or overnight. To serve, spoon salad into a large bowl lined
  • with spinach; top with bacon. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 302 calories, 23 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.