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Mediterranean Roasted Sweet Potato and Zucchini Salad

Mediterranean Roasted Sweet Potato and Zucchini Salad
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Mediterranean salad, sweet potato salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 207kcal
Author Plating Pixels

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into ½ inch squares
  • 1 zucchini cut into ½ inch squares
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil separated into thirds
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce ) can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 stalks green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400º F. Grease baking sheet or line with parchment paper. Place diced sweet potatoes on baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, evenly sprinkle with allspice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Roast 30-45 minutes, stirring halfway between. Add zucchini and roast an additional 10-15 minutes, or until outside edges are slightly browned and caramelized. Remove to cool slightly.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in medium frying pan over medium heat. Add garlic, cook 1-2 minutes till golden, add drained chickpeas and lemon juice. Saute 3-4 minutes until chickpeas dry slightly and are warmed through. Stir in green onions and remove from heat.
  • To make dressing: In a small bowl combine tahini, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon olive oil; and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in water, 1 teaspoon at a time, to thin to desired consistency.
  • Combine roasted vegetables and chickpeas in large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to coat. Serve warm and garnish with cilantro and feta cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 322mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 16.1mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 0.7mg