Monday, November 2, 2020

Sweet Potato Salad #HolidaySides

This wonderful salad of roasted sweet potatoes, red onion and feta cheese is the perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey this year. 


We are sharing Holiday Sides this Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Just in time for your Holiday Meal Planning......
This event is being hosted by Heather of Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks.  Heather invited us to share our favorite holiday side dishes this week.

Here is what is being shared today.......

This easy salad starts by roasting diced sweet potato with red onion.  It can be served warm or at room temperature, making it the perfect holiday side dish.  You can adjust the ingredients to serve 4, as written, to 12 or more.  


My husband, who is not a sweet potato lover, ate 2 servings of this salad when I served it.  Sweet potatoes are the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, in my opinion, and this salad can be served alongside your traditional mashed potatoes.




Holidays, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Potatoes, Vegetables
Vegetable Sides, Salads, Potatoes, Holidays
American
Yield: 4 servings
Author: Wendy Klik
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Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad

This wonderful salad of roasted sweet potatoes, red onion and feta cheese is the perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey this year.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 20 MinTotal time: 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 of a small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 t. olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 T. dried cranberries
  • 3 T. crumbled Feta cheese
  • 2 t. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 t. dijon mustard
  • 1 t. honey
  • dash of ground cumin
  • dash of paprika
  • 4 t. olive oil

Instructions

  1. Toss the sweet potato cubes and red onion slices with the 2 teaspoons of olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper.  Spread onto a baking sheet and place in a preheated 400* oven for 20 minutes, until  fork tender.
  2. Whisk together the vinegar, mustard, honey, 4 teaspoons olive oil, cumin and paprika.  Taste and season with salt and pepper, as needed.  Set aside.
  3. Toss the hot sweet potatoes and onions with the dressing, cranberries and feta.  Place into a serving bowl.  Serve immediately or set aside and serve at room temperature when dinner is ready.

Notes:

Adapted from a recipe found at Delish.com

Calories

150.75

Fat (grams)

8.47

Sat. Fat (grams)

2.02

Carbs (grams)

17.85

Fiber (grams)

2.04

Net carbs

15.81

Sugar (grams)

10.30

Protein (grams)

2.05

Sodium (milligrams)

189.28

Cholesterol (grams)

6.26
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22 comments:

  1. All of my favorite flavors! This sounds delicious!

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  2. Never thought to combine feta and sweet potatoes but YUM!

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  3. What an amazing twist on serving sweet potatoes! It sounds delicious.

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  4. I love sweet potatoes and love finding delicious new ways to use them. Can't wait to try this salad!

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  5. My husband Bob will love this dish.

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  6. My mouth is watering just looking at all those tasty flavors together. A little sweet flavor with tart is a great combination.

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  7. Great combination. I wouldn't think to put feta and sweet potatoes together.

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  8. Now this is my kind of salad! I love sweet potatoes and can't wait to try this for Thanksgiving!

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  9. What a great a different way to serve sweet potatoes for the holidays!

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  10. I love this untraditional take on sweet potatoes!

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