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Moroccan Sweet Potato and Raisin Salad

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars
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"This sweet Moroccan salad is prepared by simmering diced sweet potatoes or yams with cinnamon, turmeric, saffron, raisins and honey. It is an easy dish with an exotic taste."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 218
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place raisins into a bowl, cover with boiling water, and let stand to plump.
  2. Place sweet potatoes into a saucepan, cover with 2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Add honey, butter, salt, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, and saffron to potatoes; reduce heat to low. Simmer until potatoes are tender but not mushy, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain raisins and stir into sweet potato mixture.
  3. Continue to simmer until mixture has thickened, about 10 more minutes. Let cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 218 calories; 5.9 41.4 2.3 15 399 Full nutrition

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This was quite runny for a salad. I had to drain off a lot of liquid. Also it was very sweet--more like a dessert.

Cut down on the water when boiling. I omitted saffron bc I didn't have it. But I loved it. Didn't taste the turmeric much.

This is tasty! It's sweet, but then the black pepper adds a nice counter. I don't know if it turned out the way it should have for a salad, but it is a yummy side however you look at it. I used ...