Sweet potato salad with orange dressing

    Sweet potato salad with orange dressing

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    About this recipe: To make this sweet potato salad into a main course, add slices of fresh mozzarella cheese, cubes of feta or another soft cheese of your choice before you drizzle on the dressing. Or, serve with slices of chorizo.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 500g sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered lengthways and cut into thin slices
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 250g rocket leaves
    • 1 navel orange, peeled and segmented
    • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
    • 3 tablespoons raisins

    Method
    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 5. Line a large baking dish with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray. Toss the sweet potatoes in the baking dish with half the oil to coat, then spread in an even layer. Roast until tender and lightly browned, about 20 minutes.
    2. Whisk the remaining oil, lemon juice, orange juice, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Taste dressing and add 1 teaspoon lemon juice, if desired.
    3. Toss warm sweet potatoes and dressing in a serving bowl. Add rocket, orange segments, onion and raisins. Toss to combine.

    Note

    On average, one medium sweet potato provides more than 100 per cent of the Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI) for vitamin A and about 80 per cent of the RDI for vitamin C.

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    For you information, vegans definitely do not eat honey. Let me explain: We consider it cruel as the bees make it for their own dietary needs, that is to feed their hives and sustain their young. The production of honey from a single bee over its entire lifetime is only one-twelfth of a teaspoon! So each tablespoon of honey represents the workload of thirty six bees!! Furthermore, to obtain the honey, the bees are smoked out of their hives, which goes straight into their eyes and respiratory system. Bees are killed in this process. Please remove the vegan label or adjust your recipe accordingly.  -  16 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)

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    I have not made this yet but this recipe looks absolutely delightful using the sweet potatoes and the lovely dressing. Thanks for submitting.  -  09 Apr 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)

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