Yam Salad

Serves: 
4
Ingredients: 

Salad: 

3 cups yams or sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into cubes, and cooked

1 cup green bell pepper, seeded and diced

1/2 cup onion, diced

1/2 cup celery, diced

Dressing: 

3 tablespoons peanut oil or canola oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste

Instructions: 
  1. Wash and prepare vegetables. 
  2. Combine yams or sweet potatoes, green pepper, onion, and celery in a bowl. Set aside. 
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in another small bowl. Pour over salad and toss to coat with dressing. 
  4. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate. 
  5. If refrigerated, toss again before serving. 
Tips: 
  • A good source of vitamin A. 
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size: 1 cup

Calories: 200

Fruits and Vegetables: 1 cup

Fat: 11 g

Fiber: 4 g

Sodium: 65 mg

Season: 
Fall
Winter

This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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