Sweet Potato Salad

This dish is simple, but flavorful. It’s a great one to take for a potluck and can be used as a side dish or a main meal.


5 medium sweet potatoes, diced

1 medium red onion

1/2 cup olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

2 garlic cloves

1/4 cup lime juice

1 cup fresh cilantro

2 cups cooked black beans

2 medium red bell peppers, diced


  1. Heat oven to 400 F. Spread out sweet potatoes and onion on a large baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast, turning occasionally, until potatoes begin to brown on corners and are just tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven.
  2. Put olive oil, garlic, lime juice and cilantro into food processor. Blend until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, dressing, black beans, and bell peppers. Serve warm.

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