Quinoa & Sweet Potato Salad w/ Turmeric Tahini Dressing — Sprouted Kitchen

This does require a wee bit of prep, so if you are a salad person, I suggest doubling it and having the components on hand to make this salad a few times throughout the week. Everything saves well. I’ve added grilled chicken or salmon or toss extra firm squares of tofu in oil and coconut…

This does require a wee bit of prep, so if you are a salad person, I suggest doubling it and having the components on hand to make this salad a few times throughout the week. Everything saves well. I’ve added grilled chicken or salmon or toss extra firm squares of tofu in oil and coconut aminos and roasting it at a high heat until golden, about 20 minutes, for a veg friendly topping. However, it doesn’t need any of these add-ins, it is plenty satisfying as is!

Recipe adapted from Mandy’s Salads

Ingredients

1 large sweet potato – peeled & diced
1 Tbsp. of avocado oil
sea salt
fresh ground pepper

4 cups of spring mix
2 cups of baby kale
1/2 cup of cooked quinoa
1/2 cup of cooked & drained lentils
2 cups of diced cucumbers
1 cup of cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup of red onion – sliced paper thin
4 oz. of crumbled feta
1/4 cup of torn mint leaves
1/4 cup of chopped parsley
1/2 cup of crispy chickpeas – store-bought or homemade
2 Tbsp. of sesame seeds
handful of dill

For the turmeric tahini dressing

1/4 cup of tahini
1/4 cup of room temp water
1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
1 lemon – juiced
1 tsp. of turmeric
dash of cayenne
1/2 tsp. of curry powder
2 cloves of garlic – grated
1 tsp. of toasted sesame oil
1/3 cup of flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp. of sea salt
fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425’ and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the sweet potato chunks in oil, salt and pepper. Spread them in a single later and roast for 20 minutes until tender. Remove to cool.

Combine all the dressing ingredients into a blender, and blend…

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