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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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Nutrition

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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

Directions

  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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Sophie
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4/30/2013

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.