Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Mixed Green Salad
This is a very simple, yet elegant salad that you could enjoy mid-week or serve to guests for a lunch. It has a nice combination of flavors with the sweet of the potato and sour from the balsamic vinegar.
2 large Sweet Potatoes or Yams cut into one inch pieces
4-5 cloves of garlic chopped fine
2-3 tblsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cracked pepper
Handful of baby mixed greens and baby spinach leaves
2-3 tblsp balsamic dressing – either bottled or homemade
1/4 cup of roasted pine nuts – optional
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl and add garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss until well combined. Add sweet potatoes to baking sheet and spread evenly.
Roast for 40-45 min turning after 20 minutes of roasting.
Meanwhile, prepare salad green by washing and drying in a colander.
When sweet potatoes are finished, let cool for about 5-10 minutes.
Toss salad with balsamic dressing. Place salad in bowls and add 1/2 cup of sweet potatoes right on top.
Sprinkle with pine nuts if you’d like.
Trackback from your site.