Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Maple Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 09, 2022
This salad makes a beautiful presentation for the holidays with the bright colors of the sweet potatoes, cranberries and spinach. —Susan Bickta, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Maple Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces (about 7 cups)
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place sweet potatoes in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; toss with 2 tablespoons oil. Roast 35-40 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a large bowl; cool slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, honey, maple syrup, garlic, mustard, salt, pepper and remaining oil until blended. Add spinach, apple, cranberries and pecans to sweet potatoes. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat. Top with cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 340 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.