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Dijon Sweet Potato Salad

  • Author: Jordan Cord
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Potato salad gets a fresh upgrade with tangy dijon, sweet potatoes, and black beans in this healthy, easy side dish.


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup celery, very thinly sliced
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped finely
  • ¼ cup fresh dill
  • ¼ cup quality dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ⅛ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large pot. Add a pinch of salt.
  2. Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 3/4-inch square chunks.
  3. Once water is boiling, carefully add sweet potatoes. Cooking should take 10-12 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine mustard, olive oil, cayenne, white pepper, and sea salt. Stir to combine.
  5. While sweet potatoes are still cooking, prepare celery, black beans, and green onion.
  6. Boil sweet potatoes until fork tender and strain using a colander. Allow to cool.
  7. Once cool, empty potatoes into a large bowl, add celery, beans, onion, dill, and mustard combination. Stir to coat. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator.
  • Category: Side Dish


  • Calories: 118
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 234 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 3 g