Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Today I was looking on some food blogs  trying to find something easy to make  for a relaxing Sunday lunch and  came across this sweet potato salad which drew my attention. It is an easy recipe made with sweet potatoes instead of regular ones. Loved the idea as caramelized roasted sweet potatoes are so flavorful. Combined with herb dressing, nuts and halloumi cheese makes a perfect light summer salad.

I gave this recipe a try and loved it so I decided to share it with you. Making the salad with sweet potatoes made it a unique, elegant dish. A combination of sweet, salty, crunchy bring all together a healthy delicious salad that can be served as it is as a light meal or as a side dish.

So if you are searching for a different way to create a potato salad this is a delicious way to do it.

Ingredients :

  • Makes 2 servings
  • 2 big sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3-4 slices of halloumi cheese
  • 1 tbsp raw hazelnuts, toasted
  • Dressing
  • 1 spring onion
  • Fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180C).
  2. Peel and cut sweet potatoes in large chunks.
  3. Toss with olive oil and some salt. Place on a baking sheet and roast for about 30-35 minutes until caramelized and tender. Set aside to cool.
  4. Chop raw hazelnuts and toast on a hot pan.
  5. For the dressing chop onion and parsley and  place on a bowl.
  6. Add honey, olive oil and vinger. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Place the potatoes onto a serving platter. Drizzle the dressing over them
  8. Add the toasted hazelnuts and roughly crumbled feta. Gently toss with your hands so you don’t break the potatoes.
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