Christine’s Heathy Sweet Potato Salad

About 4 years ago, I met Christine.  We met because we worked together, but we became friends because we shared an interest in fitness and healthy eating.  One day she brought a tupperware container full of this amazing sweet potato salad for me to try. I have to admit, I hate(d) potato salad.  I don’t like mayonnaise.  This didn’t seem like something I’d be in love with.  But, I tried it to be polite…plus you never know until you try 🙂  Oh. My. Gah!  This was light,  had a sweet and salty thing going on, plus it was packed with lean protein and complex carb action from the sweet potato.  I begged her for the recipe & now I’m sharing it with you guys.  Thanks Christine!

2 lbs sweet potatoes
4 hardboiled whole eggs
6 hardboiled eggs (just the whites)
1/4 large vidalia onion
8 slices of cooked turkey bacon
1/2c reduced fat mayo
salt & pepper to taste
I add a bit of crushed red pepper
1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into bite size cubes.  Boil them and toss into large bowl.
2. Hard boil the 10 eggs.  Remove and discard the yolks of 6 of the eggs, leaving just the whites. Add the eggs to the bowl.
3. Give the 1/4 vidalia onion a rough chop, toss into bowl.
4. Cut up the 8 pieces of turkey bacon into bite size pieces, add them into the bowl, also.
5. Stir in the mayo.
6. Mix all the ingredients together well. Add salt & pepper to taste

10 responses to “Christine’s Heathy Sweet Potato Salad

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  3. Wow, I’m not a huge mayo fan but yeah, I may need to try this. I like potato salad but have never even heard of sweet potato salad. Score!

  4. I love anything sweet potato!

  5. I have all those ingredients in my house! Looks like I may be trying a new recipe today! Thanks!

  6. It was DELICIOUS!

  7. Ummm… I’ve been dying for potatoe salad… this looks amazing!

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