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Warm Sweet Potato Kale Salad - Warm roasted sweet potatoes and tender sauteed kaleĀ are tossed in a flavorful tahini dressing for a hearty sweet potato kale salad that's on the lighter side!
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Warm Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Warm roasted sweet potatoes and tender sauteed kaleĀ are tossed in a flavorful tahini dressing for a hearty, filling salad on the lighter side!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 333kcal

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-in cubes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tahini Dressing

  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts for topping

Instructions

Salad

  • Toss sweet potatoes with 2 tablespoons olive oil and spread in an even layer on a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Roast sweet potatoes at 400F 15-20 minutes until tender. Set aside.
  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet. Add kale and onion and saute several minutes until kale is just wilted. Reduce heat to medium, add garlic, ginger, cinnamon, and salt and pepper to taste and cook 1 additional minute.
  • Toss sweet potatoes into kale mixture and keep warm while you prepare the dressing.

Tahini Dressing

  • In a small bowl, whisk tahini, mustard, lemon juice, and honey until smooth. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking constantly until dressing is smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toss sweet potato kale mixture with tahini dressing and top salad with toasted walnuts. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 6oz | Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6.9g | Fat: 23.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.9g | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 787mg | Fiber: 5.1g | Sugar: 4.3g | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2mg