Moroccan Sweet Potato and Medjool Date Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 portions

All the middle eastern flavours you love in one bowl! This warm salad recipe combines nutritious and filling sweet potatoes with Medjool dates, carrots and red onions. Drizzled with a cilantro-lime dressing, you get an explosion of flavours in your mouth! This recipe was inspired by The First Mess. For more winter salad recipe ideas, visit our blog!

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How It's Made

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2 branches of fresh mint
  • 2 braches of flat parsley
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 tabespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of cooked chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup of halved almonds
  • 4 pitted
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper.

Directions

  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water, bring to boil and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat until they are tender. Drain and let cool. Meanwhile, place the chickpeas on a baking sheet, coat with olive oil and cumin, salt and pepper generously and brown at 400°F for 15 minutes.
  2. Peel and cut the carrots into small pieces. Chop the parsley and mint. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half, thinly slice the red onion and cut the Medjool dates into thin slices.
  3. Once the potatoes have cooled, delicately remove the skin and cut into cubes. Mix all ingredients of the salad together, salt and pepper generously. Drizzle with Cilantro-Lime dressing.

How It's Made: Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Ingredients

  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 6 to 7 branches of cilantro
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 pinch of powdered chili

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together until smooth. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Emilie Gaillet
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Emilie Gaillet

Emilie creates healthy, and tasty recipes for PRANA as well as her own blog, Murmures. Her passion lies in the creation of recipes - from the chopping and stirring to the presentation and styling of her dishes.

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