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Sweet potato and red onion salad with feta dressing

You'll need

2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 2 tsp each ground cumin and ground paprika 110 ml olive oil 50 ml lemon juice 2 small red onions, cut into wedges 1.5 kg small sweet potato, cut into wedges ¾ cup (loosely-packed) coarsely torn flat-leaf parsley 2 tbsp thinly sliced preserved lemon rind 150 gm feta, coarsely chopped


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 200C. Combine garlic and spices in a mortar and using a pestle pound to a paste. Add 55ml olive oil and 25ml lemon juice, season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place onion and sweet potato in a large bowl, pour over spice mix and toss to coat evenly, then place on a baking paper-lined oven tray and roast for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender, then cool and place in a large bowl.
  • 02
  • Add parsley and preserved lemon to sweet potato mixture and toss to combine. Combine remaining olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl, season to taste, add feta and mix to combine. Drizzle over sweet potato and toss to coat.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

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Apr 2007

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