My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad

Ingredients

Crispy Sweet Potato

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and spiralized using a mandoline or a vegetable peeler
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme

Vegetables

  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups red cabbage, thinly shredded
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red onions, thinly sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup raw pecans, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced

Blueberry Vinaigrette

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 4 teaspoons)
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ⅛-¼ cup filtered water (depending on desired consistency)

Method

Step 1 My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Then put the spiralized sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl along with the avocado oil and fresh thyme, toss to combine. Place the spirals on top of a parchment paper lined baking sheet in a single layer (use two baking sheets if needed).

Step 2 My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 2

Roast the sweet potatoes for 20 minutes, then remove from the oven and flip the spirals around to get them evenly crisp. Transfer back to the oven and roast for another 10 minutes. Remove from the oven once golden and crispy.

Step 3 My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Prepare all the salad components and add to one large bowl, then set aside.

Step 4 My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 4

For the blueberry vinaigrette, add all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Step 5 My Ultimate Phytonutrient-Rich Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Top the salad with the crispy sweet potatoes and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories: 289, Total Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 285mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 9g, Sugars: 10g, Protein: 5g, Net Carbs: 16g

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