Sweet Potato-White Potato Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet Potato-White Potato Salad Recipe

Sweet Potato-White Potato Salad

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"Sweet and white potatoes combine in a low fat, tasty alternative to a picnic staple. Adjust the curry and cilantro to your taste, as both can be overpowering."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    1 hr 37 mins


  1. Place potatoes in two separate saucepans and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then turn heat to medium-low. Cover, and cook until tender but still firm, 12 to 14 minutes for sweet potatoes, and 10 to 12 minutes for white potatoes. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with vinegar, and cool.
  2. To make the dressing, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and curry powder in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix the green onions, celery, and cilantro with the potatoes. Pour the dressing over the potato mixture, and toss to evenly coat vegetables. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving to let flavors blend.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 05, 2008

I love this recipe. I make it instead of the old-fashioned salad to accompany down home or caribbean fare. Instead of white I use apple cidar vinegar. ( If youa re not a curry fan it can be omitted)

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 07, 2014

Did not change a thing when making this. We did not really enjoy the this. The flavors did not come together in a good way. Probably will not make again.

Sep 16, 2007


Apr 28, 2009

I really like this recipe, the only thing I did differently was to add eggs.

Apr 06, 2010

I nuked the spuds and sweet potatoes. This might have been a mistake, as the sweets were very mushy. It ended up like diced spuds in a sweet potato-dressing matrix. I added diced red pepper and defrosted sweet peas to add more color & crunch. I also added a bit of ground cumin and a dash of cinnamon to the dressing. It looked odd, but it was tasty.

Jun 09, 2010


May 16, 2015

I have made his recipe at least 8 times. It is a hit every single time I make it. I'm always asked for the recipe. I added chopped red pepper the last time I made this instead of celery, because I didn't have celery on had. It was still perfect. As most potato salads, it is always better the next day. The blend of cilantro, lemon, and curry is divine.

Nov 09, 2012

Good, but I felt it could've used a little spice. Next time I might add either some cayenne, or some chopped jalapeno. For the record, sweet potatoes looked a LOT better than the potatoes in this salad. Just use all sweet potatoes instead!


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  • Calories
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.9 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 4.8 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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