Sweet Potato and Ginger Slaw in Lettuce Cups

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Serves 4

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1-1/2 sprigs sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, julienned or coarsely grated (about 5-1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts pieces or unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions (green onions)
  • Boston or iceberg lettuce cups
  1. In large bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, sugar, ginger and salt.
  2. Stir in sweet potatoes, walnuts and scallions.
  3. On each of 4 dinner plates, place 2 Boston or iceberg lettuce cups.
  4. Spoon slaw mixture into each lettuce cup, dividing equally.
  5. Serve with grilled pork tenderloin, sliced diagonally, if desired.
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12 months ago oregon cassie

This was a great, light side for a spicy Thai entree.