Sweet Potatoes with Dates

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 20m

Makes 4 servings


  • For Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic, red wine or raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes


TO PREPARE THE DRESSING: In a mixing bowl, combine the ingredients, then set aside.

In a large saucepan fitted with a steamer, place the potatoes and steam for 7-10 minutes or until just tender. Do not overcook.

Place the sweet potatoes in the bowl with the dressing and toss to mix evenly.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 3789

nutrition information per serving

381 calories; 14g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 316mg sodium; 61g carbohydrates; 8g fiber; 6g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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