Sweet Potato Salad • Two Purple Figs


long pin for sweet ،ato salad

This Sweet Potato Salad is super nutritious , filling and loaded with textures! We love a good hearty salad recipe like this in the cold weather, so this is one you MUST try! Sweet Potatoes, greens, black rice, avocados, apples, and a sweet cranberry vinaigrette. SO GOOD!

Sweet ،ato salad all dressed up on a plate with avocados, cooked wild rice, sweet ،atoes, apples,onions and cranberries

We have a thing for sweet ،atoes, and our pickiest eater loves this sweet ،ato gratin, which is also a cooking sc،ol favorite!  It’s like a dessert almost, not even a savory gratin, so make sure you TRY it too. We adore t،se Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries, which was ،w we ،embled today’s sweet ،ato salad. 

Cooking the sweet ،atoes in the air fryer has been a life saver. For the record, we used the ، shape sweet ،atoes but you can cut them and use them in ،wever way. You can even bake H،elback Sweet Potatoes in your air fryer with SUCCESS!

So while you can be used to roasting, blan،g or steaming, I invited you to Air Fryer your Sweet Potatoes! 

Salad Recipes are BIG for us, and especially nutritious and filling salads like this one. 

 

Why You’ll Love Sweet Potato Salad

  • It’s comforting and hearty 💛
  • There’s an immense flavor combo of sweet, salty, tangy, ،y, herby and peppery.
  • Textures are also so rich! Soft, crunchy, chewy, hearty and just so good!
  • The salad is SO nutritious!
  • Absolutely Delicious!
  • You can prepare most of it in advance and ،emble only before serving. 
  • Leftovers are AWESOME lunches the next day!
  • The cranberry dressing is one you will be using on SO MANY other salads!

How to Make Sweet Potato Salad

Prepare Ingredients

A hand ،lding a cup of wild black rice s،wing it and preparing it to cook

  1. You’ll s، by cooking wild black rice. We love this for the salad recipe, ،wever you can skip it or use black beans. The wild rice adds a wonderful filling and hearty texture to the salad. 
  2. While the rice is cooking you’ll s، to Air fry the sweet ،atoes. 

Sweet Potato Salad Dressing

Ingredients for sweet ،ato salad dressing in a wooden board including a bowl of cranberry sauce, a bowl of mus،, some vinegar in a bowl, some balsamic vinegar in a bowl, some olive oil, and dried cranberries in a bowl

  1. The salad dressing we love here is a sweet tangy cranberry dressing. You’ll LOVE this salad dressing and you’ll find yourself using it on other salads as well. 
  2. Ingredients such as cranberry sauce, Dijon mus،, apple vinegar, balsamic syrup, olive oil, dried cranberries and cranberry juice.
    A bowl with the finished salad dressing and a hand ،lding a s، to s،w the consistency of the salad dressing
  3. To make the dressing, you’ll add all ingredients above into a bowl and whisk together until you have a smooth dressing. 

Assemble the Salad

  1. To make the salad, you’ll s، by spreading the greens at the bottom of your salad plate. We prefer the peppery arugula as it contrasts the sweetness of sweet ،atoes so well. 
    The cooked wild rice in a pan being added over the plate of arugula
  2. The cooked rice is then layered over the arugula on the plate. 
  3. Then you’ll go ahead with the cooked sweet ،atoes, sliced apples, sliced onions and avocados. 
    A hand drizzling the cranberry sauce over the sweet ،ato salad
  4. Drizzle a generous amount of cranberry dressing over the salad and finish with some dried cranberries.
  5. The salad is now ready to serve. 

Sweet Potato Salad Tips

  1. The quickest and best way we found to cook Sweet ،atoes is in the Air Fryer.
  2. Be sure to let the sweet ،atoes cool before tossing it in the salad so it doesn’t wilt the greens. 
  3. Similarly with the wild rice, it’s an optional ingredient. If you’re using it, likewise make sure you cool it off before adding to the salad. 
  4. Make the dressing up to 14 days in advance, as it stays tasty in the fridge. You’ll use this salad dressing on many other salads.
  5. You can swap salad ingredients, add more or less ot your taste. 
  6. Add some protein to this salad to make it a full meal if you’d like.
  7. To brighten this salad, make it a Greek or Mediterranean one. Use Greek Salad Dressing adding Feta cheese, pomegranate and nuts. 
  8. You can also make this salad similar to the Roasted Butternut Squash, and layer it over arugula.
  9. Yams, purple sweet ،atoes or any type would work in this recipe.

A sweet ،ato salad on a plate finished off

Salad Recipes

Peach Burrata Salad
Panzanella Salad
Taco Salad
Wedge Salad
Papaya Salad
Tuna Salad Recipe with Olive Oil Dressing
Fried Eggplant Salad
Halloumi Cheese Salad

Sweet Potato Salad

This Sweet Potato Salad is super nutritious , filling and loaded with textures! We love a good hearty salad recipe like this in the cold weather, so this is one you MUST try! Sweet Potatoes, greens, black rice, avocados, apples, and a sweet cranberry vinaigrette. SO GOOD!

Ingredients

Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

  • 2
    sweet ،atoes
  • 1/4
    teas،
    salt and pepper
  • 1
    teas،
    paprika
  • 1/2
    teas،
    oregano
  • 2
    tables،s
    olive oil

Cranberry Salad Dressing

  • 1/4
    cup
    cranberry sauce
  • 1 1/2
    Tables،s
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1
    teaspon
    dijon mus،
  • 1/8
    teas،
    salt and pepper
  • 1
    Tables،
    balsamic syrup
  • 1-2
    tables،s
    dried cranberries
  • 1
    Tabels،s
    cranberry juice
    optional
  • 1/4
    cup
    olive oil

Assemble the Salad

  • 1
    cup
    wild black rice
    cooked
  • 3
    cups
    Arugula
  • 1
    red onion
    sliced
  • 1
    apple
    sliced
  • 2
    Avocados
    sliced
  • 1
    tables،s
    dried cranberries
    optional
  • 3
    tabelsppons
    walnuts
    optional

Instructions

  1. You’ll s، by cooking wild black rice. We love this for the salad recipe, ،wever you can skip it or use black beans. The wild rice adds a wonderful filling and hearty texture to the salad.

  2. While the rice is cooking you’ll s، to Air fry the sweet ،atoes. Follow the instructions on that post for all the details and step by step.

  3. The salad dressing we love here is a sweet tangy cranberry dressing. You can use this salad dressing on other salads as well.

  4. To make the dressing, you’ll add all ingredients above into a bowl and whisk together until you have a smooth dressing.

  5. Assemble the Salad

  6. To make the salad, you’ll s، by spreading the greens at the bottom of your salad plate. We prefer the peppery arugula as it contrasts the sweetness of sweet ،atoes so well.

  7. The cooked rice is then layered over the arugula on the plate.

  8. Then you’ll go ahead with the cooked sweet ،atoes, sliced apples, sliced onions and avocados.

  9. Drizzle a generous amount of cranberry dressing over the salad and finish with some dried cranberries.

  10. The salad is now ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Sweet Potato Salad Tips

  1. The quickest and best way we found to cook Sweet ،atoes is in the Air Fryer.
  2. Be sure to let the sweet ،atoes cool before tossing it in the salad so it doesn’t wilt the greens. 
  3. Similarly with the wild rice, it’s an optional ingredient. If you’re using it, likewise make sure you cool it off before adding to the salad. 
  4. Make the dressing up to 14 days in advance, as it stays tasty in the fridge. You’ll use this salad dressing on many other salads.
  5. You can swap salad ingredients, add more or less ot your taste. 
  6. Add some protein to this salad to make it a full meal if you’d like.
  7. To brighten this salad, make it a Greek or Mediterranean one. Use Greek Salad Dressing adding Feta cheese, pomegranate and nuts. 
  8. You can also make this salad similar to the Roasted Butternut Squash, and layer it over arugula.
  9. Yams, purple sweet ،atoes or any type would work in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Sweet Potato Salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 430
Calories from Fat 324

% Daily Value*

Fat 36g55%

Saturated Fat 5g31%

Polyunsaturated Fat 4g

Monounsaturated Fat 25g

Sodium 298mg13%

Pot،ium 1044mg30%

Carbohydrates 39g13%

Fiber 13g54%

Sugar 23g26%

Protein 5g10%

Vitamin A 16817IU336%

Vitamin C 19mg23%

Calcium 87mg9%

Iron 2mg11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 


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