Sunday, July 10, 2016
Spicy Sweet Potato Salad
I had this salad at a friend's house recently and I was instantly in love with it!
She used yams and sweet potatoes for a nice yellow and orange look, but I had a hard time locating yams at my grocery store, so I improvised.
This has the sweetness of the potatoes, tang from the lime, spice from the chili powder and cumin. Add the flavor of cilantro and a drizzle of olive oil. I can also see so many other variations like diced jalapenos, red onion, green onions, heck throw in some quinoa and serve it over some greens for a very healthy dinner or lunch.
3 large Sweet potatoes, peeled cubed, roasted (or use a sweet potato & yam combo)
1 lime, juiced
1/2 cup Cilantro, chopped
1 tsp Cumin
2 tsp Chili Powder
2/3 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 tsp Salt
Pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375
Peel sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, toss with 2-3 tbsp of olive oil, salt, cumin and chili powder and spread out on a large baking pan. Roast for 17-20 minutes, until tender, but not too soft.
Toss with lime juice and let cool. Add chopped cilantro and stir to combine. Taste to adjust seasonings, as you may decide you want a bit more chili powder and cumin.
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