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Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad

This salad is perfect for a meatless Monday meal, meal-prep-friendly dish, or a side for a weeknight dinner.
a plate of Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad
  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 8 oz. pecans
  • 2 tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 6 oz. feta cheese

Directions

STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Peel and dice the sweet potatoes. Lightly toss in olive oil and salt.
STEP 2
Place on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
STEP 3
Coat a medium-sized skillet with olive oil over medium heat. Add the pecans and a pinch of salt and stir until lightly toasted.
STEP 4
Add the maple syrup and mix until pecans are coated, about two to three minutes. Remove from the skillet and cool on parchment paper in a single layer.
STEP 5
Toss all ingredients together and enjoy.
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The Life Time Foundation Team

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