Saturday, May 31, 2008

Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli Salad heard right....this is one of my dh favorite salads...this too came from the Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen.....the flavors are so amazing and surprising in the marinade!!

Marinated Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli
3 medium-sized sweet potatoes or yams (about 2 lbs)

1/2 cup walnut oil (or olive oil)
1 large clove garlic, minced
3 Tablspoons of lemon juice
2 Tablespoons raspberry vinegar (can use red wine vinegar but the raspberry is so good)
1 to 1.5 teaspoons salt
1 Tablespoon of dry mustard
1 Tablespoon of honey
freshly ground black pepper

1 large bunch broccoli (1.5 lbs, cut into small spears)

optional garnishes (oh so good): thin slices of green apple, chopped toasted pecans

1. Peel the sweet potoatoes, cut them in halves or quarters, then into thin slices. Put them up to cook, either in or over boiling water....Meanwhile, prepare the marinade.

2. Combine the marinade ingredients in a medium -large bowl. As soon as the sweet potato slices are tender, add them, still hot, to the marinade. Mix gently

3. Steam the broccoli until bright green and just tender. Rinse under cold running water and drain acompletely. Lay the broccoli spears carfully on top the salad. Cover tightly and marinate for several hours.

4. Within 15 minutes of serving, mix in the broccoli from on top. Serve garnished with thin slices of green apple and chopped,toasted pecans.

Another winnnnnnnnnnnnnnerrrrrrrrrrrrrr!! Enjoy

I went blog hopping this morning and you need to check these out....the first link you will find links to a mega kit...amazing...I thank these generous designers!! The second link is a WOW of links to free goodies...again, I thank you!!


Anke said...

Holy Moly Dawn, thanks again for the sites. I really had to refrain from downloading all of it! Thanks for your recipes too, they sound so yummy!

SusanD said...

I am traveling in our motor home for the month of June. So, internet is iffy and when I do have a connection, slow!!!

Love you latest freebie find!