I made this refreshing sweet potato salad last night for dinner along with grilled teriyaki chicken . The mint and lime in the sweet potato salad really gave it a bright summery flavor.
I really liked the fact that I can see this sweet potato salad going with to Thai dishs or Mexican dishs.
Mint Lime Sweet Potato Salad
2 lbs. sweet potatoes or yams
1/4 cup lime juice
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 green onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1. Bake sweet potatoes at 350 in tell tender . This can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 120 minutes depending on thickness.
2.Let sweet potatoes cool for a 30 minutes. They peel and cut into bite-size pieces and place into a large bowl.
3. In a small bowl whisk togather lime juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Pour dressing over sweet potatoes. Add in green onion and cup chopped fresh mint toss it altogether.
4. Refrigerate for at least two hours be for serving.