Sweet Potato Fruit Salad



Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


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.