Warm Sweet Potato and Asparagus Salad

Warm salads are a great tasting alternative to your traditional cold raw salads, and there are many ways to have them. Try using cooked potato, parsnip, pumpkin, beans and broccoli.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small sweet potato, diced into small cubes
  • 3 asparagus spears, chopped in pieces
  • ¼ red onion, diced finely
  • ½ handful baby spinach
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp pepitas or sunflower seeds
  • sea salt and pepper to taste

Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp probiotic yoghurt (Jalna)
  • ½ tbsp stone ground tahini
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Steam sweet potato until softening, then add asparagus and cook for another minute.
  2. Place the onion, spinach, garlic, basil, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add the hot vegetables and stir gently. Add the premixed dressing and pepitas and stir through gently.
  3. Serve immediately.
Serves 1.