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Spinach And Sweet Potato Salad

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Ingredients
  Sweet potato 1 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Carrot 1 Large, sliced
  Baby spinach leaves 25
  Red pepper 1 , deseeded and sliced
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , deseeded and sliced
  Spring onions 2 , bias sliced
For dressing
  Pine nuts 1 Ounce (30 gram)
  Sultanas 1 Ounce (30 gram)
  Walnuts 5
  Chopped fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Red chilli 1 , chopped
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Plain low fat yogurt 1 Tablespoon (runny)
  Fat free fromage frais 2 Tablespoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Cook the sweet potato in boiling salted water until soft. Drain and slice, then set aside. Boil the carrot slices in the same way, drain and let cool.
2. On a serving plate mix the spinach leaves, sweet potato and carrot slices. Decorate with the red and green peppers and spring onion.
3. Make the dressing: in a bowl, mix together the pine nuts, sultanas and walnuts (if you like, reserve a little of each and some of the chilli for garnish). In another bowl, mix together the coriander, chilli, honey, yoghurt, fromage frais and salt to taste. Pour this over the nuts and sultanas and blend everything together. Season with coarsely ground black pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Healthy

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