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Ham and Sweet Potato Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A friend shared this recipe with me. It's her favorite salad, and you'll see why when you try it."
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, orange juice, honey, orange peel, salt, ginger and nutmeg. Stir in the ham, celery, apricots and sweet potatoes.
  2. Stand pineapple upright and cut in half vertically, leaving the top attached. Remove fruit, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. Cut fruit into chunks; stir 1 cup into the salad (save remaining fruit for another use). Cover and refrigerate salad and shells for at least 4 hours. Just before serving, stir pecans into salad. Spoon into pineapple shells.


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This is fantastic, there is a lot of flavor in this salad! I think it would works well on the South Beach diet too! p.s. 20 minutes was too long to cook the sweet potatoes. Also, you could u...

Killer salad!! Nice blend of ingredients. I added 4 chopped green onions for a little kick (might use more next time to offset the sweetness even more). Used leftover spiral sliced ham which ...