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roasted sweet potato salad recipe
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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted sweet potato salad- that perfect winter salad recipe you will make again and again and again 🙂 With season’s best sweet potatoes, carrots and corns, it also has your salad favorites like cucumber and tomatoes. For a little crunch there are some walnuts and flax seeds and everything doused in a humble yet delicious lemon dressing! What’s not to love? Here is how to make best ever roasted sweet potato salad recipe. Also it is vegan and gluten free!

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: world
Servings: 3
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Harini


For Roasting

  • 1.5 cups cubed sweet potatoes about 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup cubed carrots optional
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste

Other Ingredients For Salad

  • 1/2 cup boiled sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup cubed cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds

For dressing

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey optional, skip if vegan
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • salt to taste


Roasting Sweet Potatoes

  •  Preheat oven at 220 C or 440 F. Place the peeled and cubed sweet potatoes in a bowl. Add salt, sugar (helps in caramelizing ), red chili powder and 1 teaspoon olive oil. You can add also add cubed carrots if using.
  • Toss well and layer on a baking tray. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until crispy and done.

Making Sweet Potato Salad

  •  Place chopped cucumbers and tomatoes in a bowl

  • Add boiled corn, roasted veggies, sliced green chilies,  chopped walnuts, salt, roasted cumin and pepper powder. Finally drizzle lemon or lime juice. Toss well.
  • . Serve sweet potato salad immediately


  • Serve this salad as soon as you make it as it will turn soggy.
  • The recipe can be doubled or halved.


Serving: 3g | Calories: 245kcal