Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 8 servings
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6 slices bacon, medium dice

1 red onion, finely sliced

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

3/4 cup white wine vinegar

1/2 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

4 sweet potatoes, peeled, cooked and cut into 1-inch dice, kept warm

Salt and freshly ground pepper

4 green onions, finely sliced

1/4 cup chopped parsley


  1. Heat pan over high heat. Add bacon and cook until just crisp. Remove bacon to a towel-lined plate. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat. Add onions and garlic and cook until soft. Remove pan from heat, add vinegar, olive oil, sugar and reserved bacon. Place the potatoes in a large bowl, pour the dressing over and season with salt and pepper. Fold in the green onions and parsley. Serve at room temperature.