Sweet Potato Salad is a delicious feast of different textures and flavors! The roasted sweet potatoes, fruits, nuts, bacon, and feta are tossed in a creamy orange dressing that’s to die for. Say hello to your new potluck favorite!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword Sweet Potato Salad
Prep Time 30 minutesminutes
Cook Time 30 minutesminutes
Total Time 1 hourhour
Author Catalina Castravet
8cupspeeled and diced sweet potatoescut into 1/2-inch cubes - about 3-4 medium sweet potatoes
Place diced sweet potatoes on a baking sheet. Toss with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven and let cool.
At the same time, lay the bacon slices out on a baking sheet covered with aluminum foil and bake for 12-20 minutes until crisp. Remove from the oven, let it cool and then chop it.
Place the pecans in a large baking dish or if you have another baking sheet and roast them in the oven for 5 minutes.
When ready to plate, choose a large mixing bowl or a large serving plate and add the arugula, add the bacon, pineapple, pecans, sweet potatoes, cranberries, ½ of the pomegranate arils and half of the crumbled feta.
In another bowl, whisk all the dressing ingredients. Drizzle on top of the salad.
Add the rest of the pomegranate arils and feta cheese.