Written by: Zena Grantham
We are always looking for quick and tasty meals that take little time to prepare. Sweet potatos are a great alternative to the basic spud we all know and love. Try this recipe for sweet potato salad, it’s easy to prepare.
1.2kg sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into biggish chunks
1 tbsp olive oil
For the dressing
2 shallots (or half a small red onion), finely chopped
4 spring onions, finely sliced
small bunch chives, snipped into quarters or use mini ones
5 tbsp sherry vinegar
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp honey
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the sweet potato chunks with the olive oil and some seasoning, and spread on a baking parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast for 30 – 35 mins until tender and golden. Cool at room temperature.
When just about cool whisk together all the dressing ingredients with a little more seasoning and gently toss through the potato chunks ‚Äď use your hands to avoid breaking them up.
Scatter with crumbled feta or toasted pine nuts for an extra flash of flavour if you like.