This potato salad uses 3 varieties of sweet potato that all vary in color and sweetness. Garnett, Jewell and Japanese sweet potatoes are perfect choices, because of their contrasting colors and also their varying sweet flavors.
Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A vitamin C, manganese plus high in antioxidants.
Note** Anthocyanin and other color-related pigments in sweet potato are equally valuable for their anti-inflammatory health benefit.
This is a truly delicious way to eat healthy.
Roast 4 mixed variety of sweet potato in oven for one hour @ 375 degrees.
Let cool for 30 minutes. Can place in refrigerator to cool off.
Cut the Sweet Potatoes in bite size cubes. Pour dressing over 20 minutes before ready to serve to blend flavors.
Sweet Maple Dressing
¼ cup olive oil
3 tablespoons of rice vinegar
3 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon maldon salt
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons maple syrup
Blend well all above ingredients in food processor until creamy texture. Dress the sweet potatoes and add hazelnuts and dried fruit.
¼ cup crushed hazelnuts
2 tablespoons of dried fruit like apricots or dates or raisins