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healthy sweet potato and asparagus salad
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Roasted Asparagus and Sweet Potato Salad

This healthy roasted asparagus and sweet potato salad is packed with delicious vegetables, feta cheese, and a delicious sweet garlic vinaigrette.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Keyword: roasted asparagus salad, roasted sweet potato salad
Servings: 2 people
Author: Tania

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 to 4 cups arugula

Sweet Garlic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. 
  • Make the vinaigrette: Combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a mason jar. Shake well. Set aside.
  • Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl, and add 1/4 cup olive oil, minced garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Toss to combine. Pour onto a baking tray and roast for about 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Meanwhile, in another baking tray, toss the asparagus with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1/2  teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Place asparagus on a baking tray, and roast for 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a plate and carefully cut into 2-inch pieces.
  • In a large salad bowl, toss the arugula with some of the vinaigrette. Then add the roasted sweet potatoes, roasted asparagus, and feta. Toss again to combine and drizzle with more vinaigrette. Enjoy!