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Sweet Potato Fruit Salad

Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

  3. * 1 (16-ounce) can sweet potato pieces, drained and cubed, may be substituted.