Friday, 30 June 2017

Watercress, Sweet Potato and Feta Salad with Dried Cranberries and Honey Vinaigrette...


How about trying this tasty Watercress, Sweet Potato and Feta Salad with Dried Cranberries and Honey Vinaigrette recipe out? Perfect for a Summer lunch in the garden.

A delicious vegetarian salad that’s fantastic eaten alone but also a great dish to take to a summer garden party for sharing.



Watercress, Sweet Potato and Feta Salad with Dried Cranberries and Honey Vinaigrette:


Serves 4 as a starter or 2 as a main meal

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 85g watercress
  • 2 x sweet potatoes, washed
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g walnut halves
  • 75g feta cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


For the vinaigrette:

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp good quality honey
  • Salt and pepper


Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes into wedges, leaving the skin on. Place wedges in a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes or until cooked through and soft.
  3. Place the walnuts in another baking tray. Toast in the oven for five minutes.
  4. Make the vinaigrette. Whisk together the lemon juice and honey with a pinch of salt and pepper. The add the olive oil a drop at a time, whisking continuously. Taste to check seasoning.
  5. Once the sweet potato is cooked, assemble the salad. Toss the watercress, sweet potato, cranberries, walnuts and crumbled feta in a bowl with the dressing. Serve immediately.


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Recipe courtesy of: Make the most of the Summer and enjoy healthy alfresco dining with these and other great salad recipes featuring Watercress. Photography Credits: Lara Jane Thorpe

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