Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 21, 2022
Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

How To Make How To Make Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad

This delectable Moroccan-Inspired sweet potato salad is the perfect summer dish to go alongside with your meat dishes and shared among your family!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbsweet potatoesor yams (such as red garnet), peeled and cut into ¾-inch cubes
  • 5tbspolive oildivided
  • saltto taste
  • black pepperfreshly ground, to taste
  • tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tbspfresh orange juice
  • ½tsporange zest
  • 1tspgarlicminced
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ½tspground coriander
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground ginger
  • tspcayenne pepper
  • ½cupalmondssliced, toasted
  • ¼cupcranberriesdried
  • ¼cupfresh parsleyminced
  • 3tbspfresh cilantrominced
  • 2tbspfresh mintminced, or more cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray an 18 by 13-inch baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray, then place sweet potatoes on baking sheet.

  2. Drizzle sweet potatoes with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, season lightly with salt and pepper and toss to coat, spread into an even layer.

  3. Roast in preheated oven until just tender, tossing once halfway through, about 20 minutes total.

  4. Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl whisk together 3 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest, garlic, cumin, coriander, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, cayenne pepper and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Remove potatoes from oven, immediately pour into a bowl then pour dressing over potatoes and gently toss with a rubber spatula to coat.

  6. Let rest for about 5 minutes to absorb dressing, tossing once halfway through.

  7. Toss in parsley, cilantro and mint and serve. Note that this will store well in refrigerator for a day and rewarm the following day.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 256.79kcal
  • Fat: 13.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.45g
  • Fiber: 6.04g
  • Sugar: 6.79g
  • Protein: 4.42g
  • Sodium: 405.77mg
  • Calcium: 79.72mg
  • Potassium: 591.24mg
  • Iron: 1.77mg
  • Vitamin A: 1021.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.80mg
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