Sweet Potato Feta Walnut Salad

Salads have really come into their own over the past decade, with varied ingredients to liven them up. This Sweet Potato Feta Walnut Salad based on roasted sweet potato is very easy to make and has an interesting combination of ingredients that taste great. It can be a meal by itself or as a side salad.

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Ingredients

  • Bag of mixed lettuce leaves
  • Sweet potato
  • Walnuts
  • Feta
  • Olive oil, approx 1 tablespoon
  • Seasoning of your choice, we used vegetable seasoning, some other suggestions are salt and/or pepper, cinnamon and/or nutmeg, chilli powder or ground cumin.
  • Dressing – your choice, we often use Balsamic dressing

The quantity depends on how many you are feeding, the salad featured in this video was only for 2 people, so we used 1/2 bag of the mixed lettuce, 2 small sweet potatoes, about half that packet of feta and a large handful of walnuts broken up.

Method

  1. Cube the sweet potato.
  2. Add olive oil to the baking pan, add the sweet potato and some seasoning and roll around in the pan to coat.
  3. Bake in the oven on 190 C for about 20 minutes, pierce with a fork to see if it goes in easily, when it does they are ready. Take out and let cool.
  4. Add the mixed lettuce leaves, sweet potato, walnuts and feta to a salad bowl.
  5. When ready to serve toss with your desired salad dressing.

Ready to eat

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5 Comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing. I love feta cheese and walnuts. This looks so simple and tasty!

  2. Yum! I love sweet potato with just about anything, but with feta and walnuts in a salad, sounds devine. Thanks for your great recipes đŸ™‚

    • Thanks for the lovely comment. We are just getting started and hope to put up many more of our favourite recipes.

  3. Made your sweet potato, feta & walnut salad today and it was a big hit and easy to make. Thanks Mez and David

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