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Spicy Yam Potato Salad

Brighten up your potato salad by adding spices, yams, and fresh herbs

This spiced, lighter version of a classic potato salad will improve every summer picnic or potluck you’re hosting.

This recipe is courtesy of The Kitchy Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound yams, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 Pound rose potatoes, peeled, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon harissa
  • 1/4 Cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

Place the yams and potatoes to a pan of room temperature water. Add a tablespoon of salt. Bring the water to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until the potatoes and yams are tender. Drain them and let cool to room temperature

Mix together the spices, harissa, and Greek yogurt. Set aside.

Add the remaining ingredients to the yams and potatoes. Mix together, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving168
Total Fat0.9g1.5%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated0.5g2.3%
Cholesterol2mg1%
Protein4g8%
Carbs37g12%
Vitamin A20µg2%
Vitamin B60.5mg23.8%
Vitamin C33mg55%
Vitamin E0.3mg1.7%
Vitamin K45µg57%
Calcium43mg4%
Fiber5g21%
Folate (food)37µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)37µg9%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium38mg10%
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus93mg13%
Polyunsaturated0.1gN/A
Potassium991mg28%
Sodium423mg18%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg10.5%
Zinc0.5mg3.2%