Sweet Potato and Ginger Slaw

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ pounds sweet potatoes, julienned or shredded (about 5-½ cups)*
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts pieces
  • ¼ cup sliced scallions
  1. In large bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, sugar, ginger and salt.
  2. Stir in sweet potatoes, walnuts and scallions.
  3. Chill before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 6 cups

Nutrition per serving (1 cup): 252 calories, 15g fat, 257mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate; 4g fiber, 4g protein

* Like most foods in a diabetic diet, everything should be enjoyed in moderation. To get the most bang for your bite, eat sweet potatoes cooked with the skins on or raw, such as in a slaw, for a low-to-medium glycemic index.