ROASTED SWEET POTATO, CRANBERRY AND WALNUT SALAD  
 
  SERVINGS: 4
 

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

COOK TIME: 40 minutes

 

SUBMISSION DATE: 4/30/2013

 
 
INGREDIENTS
 
For the Salad:
1 cup Fresh Gourmet® Cranberries and Glazed Walnuts 
1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 small sweet onion, diced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp sea salt
1 cup roasted skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
6 cups loosely packed Mesclun salad greens
2 carrots, grated
 
Sage mustard vinaigrette:
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tbsp brown mustard
1 tsp honey
5 leaves of fresh sage, minced
1 tbsp minced shallot 
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste



  DIRECTIONS
 
Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss sweet onion and sweet potato in olive oil and sea salt. Spread potatoes and onions on a sheet tray and bake for 40 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.  
 
While potatoes and onions are cooling whisk the vinegar, mustard, honey, sage and shallots in a large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisking constantly, add the extra virgin olive oil in a stream until well incorporated.
 
In another bowl, combine the cooled sweet potatoes and onions with Fresh Gourmet® Cranberries and Glazed Walnuts, chicken breast, Mesclun salad mix and grated carrots. Toss with vinaigrette and serve.