Sweet and White Potato Salad with Mixed Greens

sweet and white potato saladThis potato salad, combining white or golden potatoes and sweet potatoes is one I often make for company. It’s so pretty, perched on mixed greens and ringed with grape tomatoes and avocado, yet is incredibly easy to prepare. Adapted from Vegan Express.

Serves: 6 or more

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 4 medium white or golden potatoes,
    preferably Yukon Gold or red-skinned
  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette (homemade or store-bought)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces (or as desired) mixed baby greens
  • 1 cup (1/2 pint) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled and diced
  • Toasted pumpkin or sunflower seeds for topping

Microwave the sweet potato and white potatoes separately until done but still nice and firm. Plunge into a bowl of cold water when done.

When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel and cut into dice. Combine in a mixing bowl with vinaigrette; season with salt and pepper.

Line a large serving platter with the greens. Mound the potato mixture in the center.

Scatter the tomatoes and avocado around the perimeter of the salad. Top the potato mixture with a sprinkling of pumpkin seeds. Serve at once; pass around additional vinaigrette as desired.

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2 comments on “Sweet and White Potato Salad with Mixed Greens

  1. Marie

    Oh. My.

    Lucky Me! I happen to have all the fixin’s.
    Guess what we are having for dinner!
    Thanks!

  2. Nava Post author

    Just finished making ours. Just waiting on the hubby to come inside and partake. All to ourselves–sons aren’t home tonight!

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