Heart Healthy Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients

30 Day Salad Challenge: Heart Healthy Sweet Potato Salad by Cheri Tillman, Total Wellness Resource Center, California.

30 Day Salad Challenge: Heart Healthy Sweet Potato Salad by Cheri Tillman, Total Wellness Resource Center, California.

  • 1 sweet potato or yam
  • 3 egg whites chopped (boil eggs for 10 minutes, peel and discard yolk)
  • ¼ cup celery
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Method

  1. Dressing: 1 ½ teaspoon mustard, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 2 teaspoon red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoon low fat mayonnaise. 
  2. Peel and chop sweet potato, boil for 15-20 minutes. Drain and let cool. Mix dressing ingredients. Mix chopped egg whites, onions, celery. Mix all ingredients together and sprinkle with chives.
  3. Serve with 2 oz of lean protein such as chicken, turkey or salmon or, if you prefer, have ½ cup of cottage cheese and ¼ cup strawberries for dessert.