Sweet Potato & Avocado Salad
Serves: serves 2 as a meal (3-ish as a side)
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups baby salad greens
  • ¼ cup cotila or feta cheese
  • ¼ cup toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • ½ avocado, pitted, peeled and cubed
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel the sweet potato and cut into 1-inch cubes. Arrange on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil; sprinkle with ¼-teaspoon of the salt. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes, turning halfway through.
  3. Remove from oven, sprinkle with chile powder; allow to cool.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining oil, the lime juice, honey and remaining salt and the pepper.
  5. Place greens in a large bowl. Add cheese, pepitas, avocado and roasted sweet potato cubes.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Love and Lemons at https://www.loveandlemons.com/sweet-potato-avocado-salad/