BEETROOT, BUTTERNUT AND SWEET POTATO SALAD | SA Garden and Home

BEETROOT, BUTTERNUT AND SWEET POTATO SALAD

Last updated on 11 April 2019

Terri Coyle of boutique eatery JennaVIVA (jennaviva.co.za) uses edible flowers and chives to add colour to this hearty salad. 

BEETROOT, BUTTERNUT AND SWEET POTATO SALAD

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 large sweet potatoes or 6 small to medium ones
  • 150g beetroot
  • 150g butternut
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh garlic clove (optional)
  • 1 packet rocket leaves
  • 1 packet baby lettuce leaves
  • 150g green beans, cleaned and blanched
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • medium-size tub of feta cheese, cubed
  • handful of Rosa tomatoes, halved and lightly oven roasted to soften
  • coarse sea salt, to taste
  • balsamic vinegar or vinaigrette dressing (optional)
  • pansies and whole chives, for garnish

METHOD

1. Clean and cut the sweet potatoes, beetroot and butternut into pieces then oven grill until soft.
2. Lightly rub the inside of a salad bowl with olive oil and if desired, a fresh garlic clove. Toss the salad ingredients together in the bowl.
3. Sprinkle lightly with salt and dressing and serve garnished with pansies and chives.

This recipe serves 6.

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RECIPE: TERRI COYLE

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