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Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad Recipe

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad Recipe

Take this colorful dish to the buffet at a family gathering, or enjoy it as a great meal all by itself. —Brenda Gleason, Hartland, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 4 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, oil, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Transfer to a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Roast at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until tender, stirring once.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine garbanzo beans and sweet potatoes. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Add to sweet potato mixture; toss to coat. Serve over salad greens; top with cheese. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup sweet potato mixture with 1/2 cup greens and 1-1/2 teaspoons cheese: 134 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 466mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad

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jesboc 198840
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"Great different taste."

MY REVIEW
kkparsons13 200487
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2013

"This was easy and very different! Loved the flavor combinations. The only change I would make is to double the dressing and use half to drizzle over the greens. The dressing had a great taste but it didn't go very far, so the greens were a bit dry."

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cubbieleader 125993
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2013

"Very tasty, and simple to make!"

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