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Sweet Potato & Broccoli Salad with Apples

Autumn’s best ingredients combined in a zesty, nutritious side dish.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon iodized salt, plus additional to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, plus additional to taste
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ½ orange, juiced and zested
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 medium apples, diced
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Place sweet potato cubes and broccoli florets on a baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of oil; toss gently to coat.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and roast for 15 minutes. Turn and continue roasting for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, orange juice, orange zest and crushed red pepper.
  5. In a large bowl, combine potatoes and broccoli, with apples, almonds and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Gently toss with balsamic dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

TIP: Add 1 tablespoon of honey to the dressing for a sweeter alternative.

Recipe courtesy of the ALDI test kitchen. Visit ALDI.us for more kid-friendly recipes!

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