Sweet Potato Salad

Serves 4.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes

What you need:

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped.
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro*
  • 1 can (500g) adzuki beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 each, red pepper & yellow pepper
  • 3-4 mini cucumbers, diced (optional)


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground pepper.

What you do:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450o Place chopped sweet potatoes and onion on a baking sheet. Toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Roast in the oven for 25 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  2. While the sweet potatoes are cooking, mix together the cilantro, beans, peppers, and cucumber (if using). Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  4. Add the cooked sweet potatoes and onion to the other ingredients and pour the dressing over it all. Mix well. Serve warm.
  5. Store any leftover in an airtight container in the fridge. The salad will keep for a few days.