Spicy Sweet Potato Salad

Recipe by Love & Lemons
Ingredients Spicy Salad 2.Overhead
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups baby salad greens
  • 1/4 cup cotija or feta cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel the sweet potato and cut into 1-inch cubes. Arrange on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil; sprinkle with 1/4-teaspoon of the salt. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes, turning halfway through.
  3. Remove from oven, sprinkle with chile powder; allow to cool.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining oil, the lime juice, honey salt and the pepper.
  5. Place greens in a large bowl. Add cheese, pepitas, avocado and roasted sweet potato cubes.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Yield: 2 servings