Creamy Peanut & Lime Sweet Potato Slaw

Creamy Peanut & Lime Sweet Potato Slaw

Recipe Developed by: Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN

Shredded sweet potatoes dressed with peanut butter, lime and cilantro whip up into a low cost, diabetes friendly side dish.


8 servings,  ~½ cup servings


  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and julienned and cooked al dente


  1.  In a large bowl, whisk together peanut butter, rice vinegar, lime zest and juice, honey, salt and pepper until smooth.
  2. Gently fold in cilantro and julienned sweet potato until well combined.
  3. Refrigerate slaw for at least 30 minutes before serving chilled.


  1.  Use sunflower seed butter, almond butter or any other nut/seed butter to accommodate for any food allergies or taste preferences.
  2. It’s optional to garnish the slaw with crushed peanuts and additional cilantro, if desired.