Harvest Sweet Potato + Quinoa Bowl with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
 
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Harvest Sweet Potato + Quinoa Bowl - Fall favorites like roasted sweet potato, quinoa, apples, dried cranberries and pecans all piled high in one bowl and topped with a Maple Dijon Vinaigrette . Can be served as a side salad (perfect for your holiday table) or make it a Main meal. {Vegan, Healthy, Clean Eating}
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Recipe type: Side, Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 large salads
Ingredients
For the Salad
  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ⅓ cup dry quinoa (1 cup cooked)
  • 6 cups baby greens (or arugula/kale or combo)
  • 1 apple, diced (like Granny Smith or Honeycrisp)
  • 1 avocado, sliced or diced (optional)
  • 1 oz. roasted pecans (or candied)
  • 2 Tbsp dried cranberries
For the Dressing
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp maple syrup (or honey)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F . Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large ziplock bag (or medium bowl) add diced sweet potatoes and olive oil. Toss to coat. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place sweet potatoes on prepared baking sheet. Cook 20-25 minutes(flipping over half way through cooking) until sweet potatoes are tender and slightly charred on the edges.
  3. Meanwhile, cook quinoa according to package directions.
  4. Whisk all dressing ingredient together in a small bow. Set aside.
  5. Divide baby greens evenly between two bowls and top with sweet potatoes, quinoa, apple, avocado, pecans and cranberries. Drizzle or toss with dressing.
Notes
Nutrition info Salad Only- No dressing (1/2 of recipe- one large salad) Cal: 199 Fat: 9.8 g Sodium: 22.7 mg, Carbs: 26 g, Fiber: 5.0 g , Sugar: 5.5 g , Protein: 3.9 g
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ of recipe (1 large salad) Calories: 297 Fat: 19.2 g Saturated fat: 2.5 g Carbohydrates: 30.5 g Sugar: 9.4 g Sodium: 43.3 mg Fiber: 5.0 g Protein: 3.9 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at https://www.simplehealthykitchen.com/harvest-sweet-potato-quinoa-bowl-with-maple-dijon-vinaigrette/