Recipe courtesy of Mark Bittman
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Black Beans and Chili Dressing
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large onion, preferably red, chopped
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh hot chili, like jalapeno
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 cups cooked black beans, drained (canned are fine)
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Put sweet potatoes and onions on a large baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil, toss to coat and spread out in a single layer. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast, turning occasionally, until potatoes begin to brown on corners and are just tender inside, 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven; keep on pan until ready to mix with dressing.

Put chilies in a blender or mini food processor along with garlic, lime juice, remaining olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Process until blended.

Put warm vegetables in a large bowl with beans and bell pepper; toss with dressing and cilantro. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve warm or at room temperature, or refrigerate for up to a day.

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