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Winter Sweet Potato Salad

2014-12-31 | By: Snap Fitness

Salads shouldn’t be saved for warm weather, they’re equally delicious in the winter, too! And with the frequent cookies and treats this time of year, I think it’s a good idea to have a salad every single day. This Winter Salad covers all of the flavor bases - it’s spicy (arugula) and sweet (roasted sweet potatoes), creamy (goat cheese) and crunchy (pine nuts) - pair with chicken breast or a fried egg for an extra boost of protein.



2 medium sweet potatoes

1 Tbsp + 1/4 cup olive oil

1 small shallot, minced

1/2 Tbsp dijon mustard

1 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar

salt & pepper

2 7-oz bags of arugula

4 Tbsp pine nuts

4 oz goat cheese



Heat oven to 375 degrees.

Cut sweet potatoes into 1-inch pieces and drizzle with 1 Tbsp olive oil.

Season with salt and pepper and roast until golden brown, about 25-30 minutes, flipping half-way through. Set aside.

Whisk together shallot, mustard, vinegar, salt & pepper and remaining olive oil.

Layer arugula, sweet potatoes, pine nuts and goat cheese and drizzle with dressing.


Nutrition: (4 servings)

365 calories, 29 grams of fat, 19 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams fiber, 8 grams sugar, 10 grams protein


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