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Sweet Potato Arugula Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Delicious sweet potato arugula quinoa salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arugula quinoa salad, salad with sweet potato
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 206 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 cups cooked in chicken broth about 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • one small container of crumbled feta about 3-4oz
  • one bag of arugla about 3 cups or 5 oz
Lemon Dressing
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • zest from one lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBS honey
Instructions
Lemon Dressing
  1. In a blender combine fresh lemon juice, salt, lemon zest,olive oil, garlic in a blender and blend at high speed till dressing is creamy. Make dressing at least a few hours ahead of time for better flavor.
Salad
  1. Wash, peel and dice sweet potatoes. Toss in olive oil, smoked paprika, seasoning salt, salt. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Bake at 400 for about 10 minutes, flip or stir potatoes and cook 10 more minutes. You want the potatoes to be fork tender but not mushy.

  2. Cook quinoa in instant pot with broth or on the stove top with broth. 

  3. Let quinoa and sweet potatoes cool to room tempature, but allow them to lay in a single layer.
  4. When cool toss with arugula and feta. Toss with dressing right before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Arugula Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving (2 cups)
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1657mg72%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Vitamin A 6480IU130%
Vitamin C 6.6mg8%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.