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Sweet potato salad

sweet potato salad

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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.




About Zena Grantham

About Zena Grantham

Zena is a baking fanatic spending most of her free time dreaming up her next tasty recipe. She has been known to accidentally make people fall off their diet or healthy eating wagon with chocolate cakes!

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