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sweet potato salad

Sweet Potato Salad


  • 7 ounces sweet potato
  • 2 ounces cucumbers
  • 2 slices ham
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 1/2 cups water
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the sweet potato and cut into 1/2 in. cubes. Thinly slice the cucumbers. Cut the ham into bite-sized pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Put the water and the sweet potato cubes in a pan. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on medium heat. After boiling, drain the sweet potato cubes.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the sweet potato, cucumbers, ham and mayonnaise in a bowl. Mix them.

Satsumaimo no sarada


Mayonnaise suits the sweetness of the sweet potato very well. This becomes an even more delicious dish with cucumbers and ham added.