FOX34 Corner Kitchen: sweet potato salad with bacon

FOX34 Corner Kitchen: sweet potato salad with bacon

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Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon

Ingredients:

* 4 slices bacon, cooked and diced

* 3 large sweet potatoes, cut into chunks

* 1 cup thinly sliced celery hearts

* 1 cup thinly sliced green onions

* 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced*

* 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard

* 2 garlic cloves, minced

* 1/4 cup rice vinegar

* 1/4 cup olive oil

* 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

* 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then add the sweet potatoes. Simmer just until fork tender, about 10 to 15 minutes depending upon the size of your potato chunks. Drain, gently and quickly rinse with cold water, then set aside.

2. In a large bowl, place the bacon , the celery and green onions.

3. Prepare the mustard dressing: In a small bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the jalapeno mustard, garlic, vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

4. Add the sweet potatoes to the bowl with the bacon, drizzle with the dressing, then toss gently to combine. Taste and season with additional salt/pepper as desired. Serve warm, chilled, or at room temperature

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