Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

This is a fabulous and alternative salad to serve to friends and family. Quinoa is a wonderful wheat-free alternative and the maple syrup will give your salad an extra zing. Serves 10 people. Serve on a bed of spinach leaves for an elegant finish.

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg Sweet Potato
  • 62.5g Quinoa
  • 5g Cayenne Pepper
  • 25g Chopped Coriander
  • 25g Spinach Leaves
  • 60g Raisins
  • 10g Cumin
  • 15g Tahini
  • 100ml Oil
  • 25ml Maple Syrup

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven at 180°C. Peel and dice your sweet potato into cubes and place on a baking tray. Drizzle oil over cubes and sprinkle with cumin and cayenne. Mix together and then cook for 20 mins or until potato is tender. Allow it to cool.
  2. Rinse quinoa well and drain. Put into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook until pearls have burst. Once the quinoa is cooked, allow it to cool.
  3. In a separate large bowl, mix together oil and tahini paste along with maple syrup. Stir in the cooked sweet potato, quinoa, raisins, spinach and chopped coriander. Mix together well then serve.

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