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Sweet Potatoes with Vinaigrette, the perfect side dish

There are many varieties of sweet potatoes. The Caribbean Sweet potato is easy to cook and can be served baked, boiled, mashed, fried or sautéed.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Caribbean


  • 1 pound sweet potato batatas - white flesh sweet potato
  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar figs, rice vinegar or champagne vinegar
  • 2 scallions finely chopped/1/3 cup shallots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash and peel potatoes. Cut into 2 inch cubes.
  • In a heavy bottom pot, add sweet potatoes with enough water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes until soft but still firm. Remove from water and set aside.
  • While the sweet potatoes are cooking, prepare vinaigrette. In a small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, scallions, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Pour vinaigrette on warm sweet potatoes. Mix carefully.
  • Serve immediately.


Use sweet potatoes, also known as batatas


Serving: 1grams
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