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Sweet Potato Holiday Salad

Side Dishes

Soups & Salads


1 (8-oz.) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup apricot nectar
1 (3-oz.) pkg. apricot-flavored gelatin
1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, cubed and softened
1 cup shredded raw sweet potatoes
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed


Combine pineapple and apricot nectar in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add gelatin, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Add cream cheese and stir until melted. Chill until the consistency of unbeaten egg white. Fold in sweet potatoes, pecans and whipped topping. Pour into 5-cup mold or 9-inch square dishes. Chill until firm. Wonderful side dish for turkey or ham. Yields 9 to 12 servings.


Mississippi Sweet Potato Council

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