Sweet Potato & Apple Salad

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Complex carbohydrates sources such as whole grains, potatoes, yams, and beans are super stars for our health because they deliver fiber as well as mega amounts of other nutrients. The Pritikin Eating Plan suggests at least 5 servings daily. Start with this delish recipe.

Sweet Potato & Apple Salad

This recipe is always a hit in our cooking school at Pritikin. Enjoy it not only as a salad but as a dessert. For dessert, slip it into the freezer just before you sit down for your main course. By dessert time, it’s nicely chilled.
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Main Dish, Salad, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American, International, Vegetarian
Yield: 10 people


  • 5 cups sweet potatoes cooked and diced
  • 2 cups apples diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 8 ounces sour cream, fat free
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon apple juice concentrate (frozen)
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Optional garnish: Pineapple leaves and sliced fresh strawberries.


  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving. If desired, garnish with pineapple leaves and sliced fresh strawberries
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