For dressing, combine sour cream, lemon juice, basil, thyme and pepper. Mix well; set aside to chill.

In saucepan, cook potatoes in water to almost cover, for 4 to 5 minutes or until just tender. Stir in raisins; drain and cool. Combine plums and cheese with potatoes and raisins. Add dressing and toss gently. Season with salt to taste. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1 Cup non-fat dairy sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 Teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
  • 3/4 Teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crumbled
  • Pinch of ground red pepper

Procedure

Salad

  • 2 medium baking potatoes, peeled and cut in matchstick-size pieces
  • 3/4 Cup California golden raisins
  • 4 fresh ripe plums, sliced
  • 1/4 Pound Provolone cheese, coarsely grated
  • Salt; to taste

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 12%); Total Fat 3 ( Saturated Fat 1.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 15; Sodium 130; Potassium 552; Total Carbohydrate 39; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 23; Protein 10; Calcium 262; Iron 1;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.