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Orange sweet potato and spinach salad: a fresh and colorful way to enjoy sweet potatoes.



The combination of sweet potatoes, oranges, and spinach create a vibrant and flavorful dish, while the toasted pecans and vinaigrette add crunch and tang. Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a side dish to accompany a main meal, this salad is sure to be a hit.



Ingredients:

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 oranges, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 4 cups baby spinach

  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped

For the vinaigrette:

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the sweet potato slices with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread the sweet potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Roast the sweet potatoes for 15-20 minutes, until tender and lightly browned. Remove from the oven and let cool.

  4. While the sweet potatoes are cooking, make the vinaigrette. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, olive oil, honey, apple cider vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper.

  5. In a large salad bowl, combine the cooked sweet potatoes, orange slices, spinach, and pecans. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the top and toss to combine. Serve immediately.

This orange sweet potato and spinach salad is a fresh and colorful way to enjoy sweet potatoes. The combination of sweet potatoes, oranges, and spinach create a vibrant and flavorful dish, while the toasted pecans and vinaigrette add crunch and tang. Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a side dish to accompany a main meal, this salad is sure to be a hit.



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