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Quinoa, sweet potato and kale combine for perfect winter salad

Louisa Clements' recipe for sweet potato, kale and quinoa salad makes for a health-conscious meal.

Sweet potato, kale and quinoa salad with tahini dressing.

Louisa Clements / LivingLou.com

Sweet potato, kale and quinoa salad with tahini dressing.

Sweet potato, kale and quinoa salad with tahini dressing is the perfect healthy winter salad.

Serves: 4

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 sweet potatoes diced

1 tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 cup quinoa, cooked to package directions

3 cups finely chopped kale

For dressing:

3 tbsp tahini

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 clove garlic, minced

2-3 tbsp water

1 tsp maple syrup

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450F.

Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Dump onto a baking sheet, in a single layer and roast for 10 minutes, toss sweet potatoes, and roast for another 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and set aside.

Toss cooked sweet potatoes with cooked quinoa and kale.

In a small bowl, whisk tahini with lemon juice, garlic, water and maple syrup.

If the dressing seems too thick, add more water, a teaspoon at a time until it has reached the desired consistency.

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