Light Eating, Salads

Fall Harvest Salad

Country Woman August/September 2010, p 37

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 medium apples, cubed
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley

DRESSING:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions
Place sweet potatoes in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature.
In a large bowl, combine the turkey, apples, walnuts, onions, raisins, parsley and sweet potatoes.
In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over turkey mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup equals 471 calories, 26 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein.

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