SWEET POTATO SALAD
2 c cubed cooked sweet potato
1/2 c chopped green pepper
1/2 c chopped celery
3 scallions, sliced thin
1/2 c chopped walnuts
2 T. mayonnaise
1/4 c. yogurt
zest and juice of 1 lemon
1/4 t. salt
(nubbin of ginger, thumb-tip size)
Place sweet potato, green pepper, celery, scallions, and walnuts
in a small salad bowl.
Stir together mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon zest and juice (about 3
T.), and salt. If you're fond of fresh ginger, try it in this
dish: peel it, cut in three pieces, and press the pieces in a
garlic press to extract the juice. (It will well up in the upper
part of the press--pour from there, loosen with a fork, and squeeze
again.) Mix the juice into the dressing, adding to taste. Combine
with sweet potato mixture and adjust salt and lemon juice to taste.
Makes 3 cups, to serve 4.