Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad with Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

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Submitted by jennyfitsugar

Makes 1 serving



Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad With Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad With Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/2 small sweet potato
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup quinoa
1/2 cup Eden black beans
1/4 red pepper
2 cups Baby Spring Mix Lettuce
1 tablespoon dried cranberries
1 tablespoon Sunflowers Seeds Roasted and Salted
1/4 cup Frozen Mangos
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon water

Recipe Directions for Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad With Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Place the sweet potatos in a bowl, add oil and stir to coat. Sprinkle with a touch of salt and pepper. Roast for 20 or so minutes, stirring a couple times, until the potatoes are soft. .

  3. Place the quinoa and half a cup of water in a covered pot on high. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the liquid is all soaked up and the quinoa is tender.

  4. Puree the mango with the balsamic vinegar and water, and set aside.

  5. Allow the roasted potatoes and quinoa to cool to room temperature.

  6. Start layering the salad in the jar beginning with the black beans. Add the cooked quinoa, and pour the mango balsamic vinaigrette on top.

  7. Top with diced red pepper, greens, roasted sweet potatoes, dried cranberries, and sunflower seeds.

  8. Screw top on securely and store in the fridge.

  9. When you're ready to eat, give the jar a good shake to mix everything up and enjoy!

Categories

Beans, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 408.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
484
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
81mg
3%
Potassium
727mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
63.5g
21%
Dietary Fiber
12.6g
50%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
15.8g
Vitamin A 216% Vitamin C 121%
Calcium 16% Iron 75%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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