Kale salad with sweet potatoes and walnuts

20

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

4

Kale salad with sweet potatoes and walnuts

Kale salad with sweet potatoes and walnuts. (Photo, Erik Putz.)


Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes , cut into 1/2-in. pieces
  • 2 tbsp canola oil , divided
  • 3/4 tsp salt , divided
  • 1/2 cup halved walnuts
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 bunch kale , stems removed and roughly chopped (about 10 cups)
  • 250-g pkg goat cheese , crumbled

Instructions

  • POSITION racks in centre and lower third of oven. Preheat to 375F. Toss sweet potatoes, with canola oil and 1/2 tsp salt on a large baking sheet until coated. Season with fresh pepper. Bake in centre of oven until tender, 25 to 30 min. Spread out walnut halves on a small baking sheet. Toast in lower third of oven during last 5 min of sweet potatoes roasting.
  • BOIL balsamic vinegar in a small saucepan over high. Reduce heat to medium and gently boil until thickened, but still loose, about 25 min. It should measure about 3 tbsp.
  • MASSAGE kale using your fingertips, in a large bowl until softened. Toss with 1 tbsp canola oil and remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Divide among 4 plates. Top with roasted potatoes, goat cheese, and toasted walnuts. Drizzle with vinegar reduction.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 561,
  • Protein
  • 20 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57 g,
  • Fat
  • 29 g,
  • Fibre
  • 9 g,
  • Sodium
  • 773 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A