Foster’s Market Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa

Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa

Recipe: Foster’s Market Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled/chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tomato, cored and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped into ¼-inch dice (about 1 cup)
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced
  • 2 scallions, minced (green and white part)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • Juice and zest of 1 large lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss the sweet potatoes with the olive oil, vinegar, chili powder and cumin and spread in one layer on a large, rimmed baking pan.
  3. Place in the oven and roast for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring a couple of times, until the potatoes are golden brown and soft. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  4. In a medium bowl, place the tomato, red pepper, jalapenos, scallions, cilantro and lime juice and zest with the sweet potatoes; toss until combined.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm with eggs, tostadas, grilled steak or chicken.

*Tip: If tomatoes are not in season, roast with the sweet potatoes for a better flavor

Number of servings (yield): 4

Nutrition per serving: 202 calories, 14g fat, 54mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate; 2g fiber, 4g protein