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Sweet Potato Salad with Lemon Tahini Drizzle Recipe

Salads are one of my favorite go-to options for healthy eating. But, when the temperatures begin to cool, my body craves warmer foods. That’s why I’m adding some warm vegetables into the mix to turn refreshing salads into savory, fall-inspired dishes!

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Sweet Potato Salad with Lemon Tahini Drizzle Recipe

When temperatures cool, warm vegetables turn refreshing salads into savory, fall-inspired dishes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 313kcal
Author: Amie Valpone

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 large carrot thinly sliced
  • cup well-stirred tahini
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • Water if needed
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet and rub them with the oil. Roast for 1 hour or until the sweet potatoes are very tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the salad greens, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, and carrots.
  • Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and set aside for 5 minutes to cool. Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the tahini, lemon juice, and water, if needed, to thin out the dressing. Season to taste with sea salt and pepper and drizzle over the salad mixture; toss to combine. Top with the sweet potatoes and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Salad with Lemon Tahini Drizzle Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 103mg4%
Potassium 750mg21%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 21640IU433%
Vitamin C 22.6mg27%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Carrots Dairy Free Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Magazine Sweet Potatoes Tahini Tomatoes Walnuts
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