Gingered Sweet Potato-Apple Salad

Here is a great recipe for sweet potatoes that your guests won't expect.

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  • Prep Time:15 minutes not including refrigeration


Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


1 15-oz. can sweet potatoes or yams, in light syrup, drained and cubed
1 8-oz.can pineapple tidbits, drained
1 apple, cored and diced
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup coarsely chopped cashews
1/4 cup honey mustard dressing
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
6 cups mixed salad greens


Combine sweet potatoes, pineapple, apple, celery and cashews in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and ginger; pour over sweet potato mixture; toss lightly.

Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

Serve over salad greens.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C folate and fiber. 

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    222
  • Carbohydrates:    38g
  • Total Fat:    7.6 g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.4g
  • Dietary Fiber:    5g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    29%
  • Sodium:    148 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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