Sweet Potato Fruit Salad

Southern Living
Makes 6 servings


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3 medium-size sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)*
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
2 bananas, sliced
2 medium-size red apples, diced
2 cups seedless grapes
Leaf lettuce (optional)
Garnish: grape cluster


Peel sweet potatoes, and cut into 1-inch cubes. Cook in boiling water to cover 20 minutes or until tender; drain.

Stir together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a bowl; chill. Gently toss sweet potato, banana, apple, and grapes. Cover and chill 2 hours. Serve sweet potato mixture on lettuce leaves, if desired, and serve with mayonnaise mixture. Garnish, if desired.

* 1 (16-ounce) can sweet potato pieces, drained and cubed, may be substituted.

Created date

January 2001