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Warm sweet potato, sundried tomato and arugula salad

A perfect accompaniment to any grilled or roasted meat
Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org
Warm sweet potato, sundried tomato and arugula salad on a white square plate.
8 servings / 40 min

Prep 15 min / Cook 25 min

Prepare the roasted sweet potatoes in advance to make quick work of this gorgeous salad.

Ingredients
  • 4 cups (1 L) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil, divided
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sundried tomatoes, not packed in oil
  • ½ cup (125 mL) grated Reggiano Parmesan or crumbled Feta cheese
  • 4 cups (1L /142 g) package arugula (or spinach or mixed greens)
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In large bowl, toss cubed sweet potatoes with 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil.
  3. Arrange on baking pan and bake for 25 minutes. This can be done up to a day in advance. Keep cooked sweet potatoes refrigerated until assembling the salad.
  4. In medium bowl, cover sundried tomatoes with very hot water and allow to stand for 25 minutes. Drain and chop.
  5. In large bowl, combine cooked sweet potatoes, tomatoes, cheese, arugula and green onion.
  6. Prepare dressing by combining the remaining 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil with the balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard. Drizzle over salad and toss to combine.
Nutritional info per serving (1 of 8)
  • Calories 120
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total fat 7 g
    Saturated fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Carbohydrates 8 g
    Fibre 4 g
    Total sugars 3 g
    Added sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 108 mg
  • Potassium 280 mg