Kale Sweet Potato salad walnuts
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Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Delicious and easy lunch or dinner recipe. Perfect for Fall. Roasted sweet potato, spiced walnuts, healthy kale & a tangy walnut vinaigrette
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American, British, Fall, French
Keyword: Kale, Salad, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Salad, walnuts
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups kale, stems removed and chopped

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Spiced Walnuts

  • 1 cup walnuts, halves
  • 2 tsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Walnut Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup walnut oil
  • 2 Tbsp champagne vinegar
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Toss cubed sweet potatoes with melted coconut oil and spices. Spread out sweet potatoes on a sheet pan.  Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until fork tender (but not mushy) tossing halfway through.  Cool to room temperature.

Spiced Walnuts

  • Toss walnuts with melted coconut oil and spices. Spread out a small sheet pan. Add to the oven with the sweet potatoes. Bake 8 minutes, tossing halfway through.

Walnut Vinaigrette

  • Place all ingredients in a covered mason job and shake until combined. Salt and pepper to taste.

Salad Assembly

  • In a large bowl, toss kale with dressing. Allow the kale to sit for 5 to 10 minutes to soften. To serve, top with cooled sweet potatoes and spiced walnuts.

Notes

To serve warm, saute kale in cocnut oil for 3-5 minutes before dressing. Top with sweet potatoes and spiced waluts. Serve immediately.