Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing
Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    A deliciously sweet and zesty Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad recipe made gluten free and vegetarian with oven-roasted sweet potatoes, fluffy white quinoa, dried cranberries, onions and fresh herbs all dressed up in a zesty lime vinaigrette. Perfect for lunch or as a side dish for dinner tonight.

    Ingredients

    • 1 sweet potato, washed, peeled and cut into 1 cm chunks (about 2 1/2 cups sweet potato)
    • 1 tablespoon oil (I used avocado oil)
    • 1/2 cup dried quinoa
    • 1 cup water or stock
    • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
    • 1/2 cup fresh herbs, roughly chopped (I like cilantro and parsley)
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion (I like red or green onion)
    • 2-3 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds
    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon honey (or try maple syrup or agave, if vegan)
    • 1/8 teaspoon (each) ground cinnamon, ground cumin, ground cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 336 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.66%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 158 mg 6.59%
    • Calcium: 146 mg 14.61%
    • Potassium: 444 mg 12.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.96%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 115.01%
    • Vitamin C 34.82%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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