Moroccan Sweet Potato and Raisin Salad

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"This sweet Moroccan salad is prepared by simmering diced sweet potatoes or yams with cinnamon, turmeric, saffron, raisins and honey. It is an easy dish with an exotic taste."
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1 h 5 m servings 218 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 218 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 399 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place raisins into a bowl, cover with boiling water, and let stand to plump.
  2. Place sweet potatoes into a saucepan, cover with 2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Add honey, butter, salt, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, and saffron to potatoes; reduce heat to low. Simmer until potatoes are tender but not mushy, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain raisins and stir into sweet potato mixture.
  3. Continue to simmer until mixture has thickened, about 10 more minutes. Let cool before serving.


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This was quite runny for a salad. I had to drain off a lot of liquid. Also it was very sweet--more like a dessert.

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