Sweet Potato, Sundried Tomato & Arugula Salad


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 23-Apr-2014

With the arrival of barbeque season, here’s something that makes a perfect accompaniment for any grilled or roasted meat!
 

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups (1 L) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sundried tomatoes, not packed in oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Reggiano Parmesan or crumbled Feta cheese
  • 4 cups (1L /142 g) package arugula (or spinach or mixed greens)
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
  •  

    Directions:

    Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper. In large bowl, toss cubed sweet potatoes with 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil. Arrange on baking pan and bake for 25 minutes. This can be done up to a day in advance. Keep cooked sweet potatoes refrigerated until assembling the salad. In medium bowl, cover sundried tomatoes with very hot water and allow to stand for 25 minutes. Drain and chop. In large bowl, combine cooked sweet potatoes, tomatoes, cheese, arugula and green onion. Prepare dressing by combining the remaining 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil with the balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard. Drizzle over salad and toss to combine.
     
    Tips:

    • Prepare the roasted sweet potatoes in advance to make quick work of this gorgeous salad.
    •  
      Prep. Time: 15 min.
      Cook Time: 25 min.
      Makes: 8 servings

       

      Source: CanolaInfo.org via www.heartandstroke.com


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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