Sweet Potato & Broccoli Salad with Chopped Apples
Looking for a healthy and flavorful side salad for your guests on Thanksgiving? Try this Sweet Potato & Broccoli Salad with Chopped Apples recipe. Sweet, savory and zesty, this salad boasts a multitude of flavors.
To start, preheat your oven to 400°F. Cook the sweet potato and broccoli florets first. Place the vegetables on a baking sheet and proceed to toss and coat them with a drizzle of oil.
When the oven is ready, bake the vegetables in the oven for 15 minutes. Turn and continue roasting for another 15 minutes. Don’t forget to add salt and black pepper, the salt enhances the flavors and the black pepper adds flavor to the vegetable recipe.
Next, prepare the dressing by whisking together balsamic vinegar, orange juice and zest and crushed red pepper. This dressing is a blend of tangy, zesty and spicy.
The final step is to toss all the ingredients together, the cooked sweet potatoes, broccoli, dressing, sliced apples and almonds.
This Sweet Potato & Broccoli Salad with Chopped Apples recipe is great for eating healthy during the holidays, using fall seasonal favorite vegetables and fruits.
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Place sweet potato cubes and broccoli florets on a baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of oil; toss gently to coat.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper and roast for 15 minutes. Turn and continue roasting for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, orange juice, orange zest and crushed red pepper.
- In a large bowl, combine potatoes and broccoli, with apples, almonds and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Gently toss with balsamic dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Amie Valpone, The Healthy Apple
Calories 440 Total Fat 21g Sodium 310mg Total Carbohydrate 60g Fiber 10g Sugars 24g Protein 6g
ALDI Test Kitchen Tip: Add 1 tablespoon of honey to the dressing for a sweeter alternative.
Tip by Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen
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