5 from 2 votes
With a fabulous honey lime dressing, this healthy Black Bean, Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad is perfect for a vegetarian meal or as a side to grilled chicken or shrimp or steak. http://thecafesucrefarine.com
Black Bean Sweet Potato Salad
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
With it's spicy honey lime dressing, this healthy Black Bean Sweet Potato Salad is perfect for a vegetarian meal, or as a wonderful side to grilled chicken, shrimp or steak.
Course: Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 393 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
Ingredients
For the dressing:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped chipotle in adobo*
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
For the salad:
Instructions
  1. For the dressing, combine all ingredients in a glass jar and shake well. Set aside.
  2. For the salad, combine quinoa, black beans, cilantro and 1/4 cup of the dressing in a medium-large bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Add Caramelized Sweet Potatoes and arugula. Toss gently and divide between four dinner size plates or large, shallow bowls. Garnish with pomegranates and seeds.
Recipe Notes

See Café Tips above for further instructions and detailed tips.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Sweet Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 602mg26%
Potassium 420mg12%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 879IU18%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.