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Grilled Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad

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Yield: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Something different from the grill with these sweet potato wedges. An easy and flavourful vegetarian salad that can be shared as a main or side dish this grilling season.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Cut sweet potatoes in half crosswise then in half again lengthwise. Cut each into thin wedges and place in a large bowl. Toss with 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the oil, chili powder and salt. Place on greased grill over medium heat and grill ,turning occasionally for about 10 minutes or until lightly charred and tender. Return to bowl and add chickpeas.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) of oil and vinegar. Drizzle over potato mixture and add parsley, basil and cheese. Toss well to combine.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (247g)
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 6g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 380%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 15%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Tips & Notes:

Tip: For a chunky version of the salad, chop the grilled sweet potatoes and toss with chickpeas.

Recipe developed by Emily Richards

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