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Sweet Potato Salad with Candied Nuts

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8 servings, 1 cup each

Sweet potatoes are baked until tender, and then tossed with cranberries and candied pecans to make this gloriously flavorful salad.

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  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Toss potatoes with cheese and 2 Tbsp. dressing; spread onto rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until tender, stirring after 15 min.
  • Meanwhile, spray separate baking sheet with cooking spray. Cook nuts in small skillet on medium heat 3 min. or until lightly toasted, stirring frequently. Add sugar; cook on high heat 4 min. or until sugar is dissolved and evenly coats nuts, stirring constantly. Spread immediately onto prepared baking sheet; separate into small pieces with fork. Cool completely.
  • Blend 1/4 cup nuts with remaining dressing in blender until smooth. Combine remaining nuts with remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add dressing mixture; mix lightly.

Special Extra

For a touch of heat, stir 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne) into the caramelized nuts before spreading onto prepared baking sheet.

Special Extra

Top salad with 1/3 cup ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese before serving.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The candied nuts add a contrasting texture to the sweet potatoes which are high in vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 170
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 160 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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