Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Add a nutty salad to your family’s dinner! Serve this roasted sweet potatoes and bacon salad that’s ready in an hour.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

4
lb sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
small red onion, cut into thin wedges
6
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
4
slices thick-sliced bacon
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3/4
cup pecan pieces, toasted
1/2
cup golden raisins
  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Lightly spray 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans with cooking spray. In large bowl, toss sweet potatoes, onion, 2 tablespoons of the oil and 3/4 teaspoon of the salt. Arrange vegetables in single layer in pans.
  2. Roast uncovered 25 minutes. Remove onion from pans; set aside. Stir sweet potatoes. Roast 10 minutes longer or until browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add remaining 1/4 cup oil, remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt, the vinegar, mustard and pepper to drippings in skillet; stir well.
  4. Transfer vinaigrette to large bowl. Add roasted sweet potatoes, onion, bacon, pecans and raisins; toss gently to coat.
Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 331
    • Total Fat 20g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 648mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 35g
      • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Protein 6g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 2 Starch;
      • 1/2 Fruit;
      • 4 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.