KICK-ASS SWEET POTATO SALAD

Now that it’s officially summer, we all will be consuming potato salad at our barbeques and cookouts. Traditionally, these salads are made up of the starchy based Irish potatoes and other ingredients. This tasty and delicious dish can pack on the calories as well as raise the glucose level within the body. And, if one is watching the blood sugar numbers that could be problematic.

Thank God, there’s is a substitute. Just the other day, I was turned on or I should say re-introduce to this ‘kiss-ass’ sweet potato salad recipe. I must have tried a few times in the past; however, my good friend, Suzette whet my appetite with her version. In fact, when when gave a sample to a pregnant co-worker, the baby kicked. True story. The baby never ever kicked/moved; however, when expected mom ate my friend’s sweet potato salad, the baby jumped for joy. And, so did I.

In general, I love sweet potato. I love it baked, mashed and fried. So, it was a pleasure to revisit this healthy way of making potato salad. Thus, today, I substituted my Irish for the sweet orange version. It was simple and oh, so delish!

Ingredients:

  • Sweet potatoes (2 medium)
  • Egg (1 large)
  • Sweet corn (1/2 can)
  • Green onion (1 stalk)
  • Onion (1 diced tsp)
  • Celery (1 stalk)
  • Bell pepper
  • Salt/pepper
  • Mayonnaise (2 big tbps)

Diced sweet potatoes and egg are placed in tap water with salt and brought to a boil. After potatoes become fork tender these are drained and placed in a bowl. Cook egg until its hard boiled. Then cool down under tap water and remove shell. Chop egg to desired sizes and add to potatoes. Finely dice celery, onions and other veggies. Drain corn and add. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add mayonnaise. Gently fold all ingredients until properly combined. Sprinkle finished dish with a little paprika and garnish with parsley.Image

 

Advertisements

61 thoughts on “KICK-ASS SWEET POTATO SALAD

  1. Rosalinda

    Great post. I used to bee cyecking constantly this
    bog and I’m impressed! Veery helpful information particularlyy the remaining part 🙂 I
    maintain such info a lot. I was looking for this particular information ffor
    a long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  2. freecams

    I’ve been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles or weblog posts on this sort of area
    . Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this site.
    Studying this info So i am glad to convey that I have
    an incredibly excellent uncanny feeling I found out exactly what I needed.
    I such a lot unquestionably will make sure to do not forget this website and give it a look regularly.

  3. dinnerware made in usa

    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually something that I
    think I would never understand. It seems too complex and
    very broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to
    get the hang of it!

  4. freecams

    Hello! This post could not be written any better! Reading this
    post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept chatting about this.
    I will forward this article to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read.
    Thank you for sharing!

    • bblake10

      Hi Tomo,
      Thank you for visiting my blog. I also thank you for your kind words. Say hello to your old room mate. I’m appreciative of you passing on the this post.
      Cheers,
      Betty

    • bblake10

      Hi Trista,
      Thanks for dropping by. Yes, I’m using WordPress. You will be fine going the WordPress route. You don’t require any coding knowledge. They’ll guide you throughout the process with videos and instructions. You will be fine. Good luck!
      Cheers,
      Betty

  5. app nana hack

    This design is spectacular! You most certainly know how
    to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and
    your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog
    (well, almost…HaHa!) Great job. I really loved what you had to say,
    and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

    • bblake10

      Hi Betsey,
      Oh, I love your kind words and compliments. Go ahead, and start your own blog. You’ll will love it. It’s all about your passion. Good luck and let me know when you start. I’ll be your first follower.
      Cheers,
      Betty

  6. how to lose weight fast

    Hi there, just became alert to your blog through
    Google, and found that it is truly informative.
    I am going to watch out for brussels. I will be grateful if you continue this in future.
    A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    • bblake10

      Hi Bonny,
      I’m very thankful that you take the time out of your busy schedule to read my blog. It means a lot. Speaking of coffee, today is Int’l Coffee Day. Do check out your fave coffee house for a possible ‘free’ cup. Enjoy!
      Cheers,
      Betty

  7. Belajar SEO

    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this,
    like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with
    a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but instead of
    that, this is excellent blog. An excellent read.

    I’ll definitely be back.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s