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Sweet Potato Apricot Salad

If you're looking for a one-bowl meal, toss together this colorful, sweet and savory salad featuring sweet potatoes, dried apricots, spinach, and quinoa.

If you're looking for a one-bowl meal, toss together this colorful, sweet and savory salad featuring sweet potatoes, dried apricots, spinach, and quinoa.
If you're looking for a one-bowl meal, toss together this colorful, sweet and savory salad featuring sweet potatoes, dried apricots, spinach, and quinoa.

Sweet Potato Apricot Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  1. 1 cup quinoa

  2. 2 cups vegetable broth

  3. 1 large sweet potato, peeled, cut into chunks

  4. 3/4 cup dried apricots, sliced

  5. 2 cups baby spinach leaves

  6. 2 cups mixed salad greens

  7. 2 tablespoons white balsmic vinegar

  8. 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  9. Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  10. Crumbled cheese of your choice (optional)


Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring quinoa and broth to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover pan, and simmer for 12 minutes or until broth is absorbed.

  2. Meanwhile, steam sweet potatoes until tender. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, toss together apricots, spinach, and salad greens.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, and salt and pepper.

  5. Season quinoa with salt and pepper. Spoon into 4 bowls.

  6. Drizzle with a little of the vinaigrette.

  7. Drizzle salad greens with a little of the vinaigrette, tossing to coat.

  8. Place salad greens over quinoa.

  9. Top with sweet potatoes and cheese. Drizzle with vinaigrette to taste.


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