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Mom's Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Mom's Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

My mother used to make this potato salad. We all liked it back then— and now my family likes it, too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, onion and red pepper. In a small bowl, blend remaining ingredients; add to potato mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 292 calories, 19 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.