Thanksgiving Recipe - Moroccan Salad of Sweet Potatoes and Raisins Recipe Video

How to make a delicious Moroccan salad of sweet potatoes with raisins. A perfect complement for your thanksgiving dinner. This recipe can be used for either sweet potatoes or pumpkin.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Sweet potato1 Pound, peeled, cubed
 Raisins5 Ounce, soaked in water
 Honey1 Tablespoon
 Saffron1 Pinch
 Turmeric powder1 Pinch
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Cinnamon powder1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Cooking oil3 Tablespoon
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs) (as required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 190.7 mg7.9%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 28.8 g

Protein 3 g5.9%

Vitamin A 321.8% Vitamin C 6.3%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pan, heat oil on medium heat. Add the potatoes, salt and spices.
2. Pour enough water to cover the potatoes. Cover and let it cook for 20 minutes. Check for water and add more if required.
3. After 20 minutes put the soaked raisins, honey and mix well.
4. Pour more water, taste and adjust the seasonings if required.
5. Cover and let it cook for another 10 minutes (check with the fork to see if potatoes are soft). Turn off the heat.

6. In a serving plate, serve the salad either hot or cold accompanied with bread.

Editors Review

Here is an amazing video that shows how to make a delicious Moroccan sweet potatoes with raisins salad. This wonderful salad is a perfect complement for your thanksgiving dinner. In the recipe here, the sweet potatoes can be replaced with pumpkin. So just try out and enjoy!