Waldorf sweet potato salad from Matty Matheson’s Home Style Cookery

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a plate of food on a table: Waldorf sweet potato salad from Matty Matheson: Home Style Cookery.


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Waldorf sweet potato salad from Matty Matheson: Home Style Cookery.

Matty Matheson’s warm maple vinaigrette lights up his Waldorf-inspired salad. If you’re someone who routinely has whole-roasted sweet potatoes at the ready in the fridge, it comes together in minutes. If not, plan ahead and you’ll be rewarded with a warming, immensely satisfying fall meal.

“(My wife) Trish loves roasting whole sweet potatoes and putting them in the fridge, and then having whole-roasted sweet potatoes,” says Matheson. “And one day I thought, ‘Man, I’m going to mash it up and make a salad out of it.’ And instead of whatever’s in the original Waldorf salad, why don’t I get a little funky with

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