Sweet Potato and Black Bean Kale Salad
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Kale Salad
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This beautiful and colorful kale salad is loaded with sweet potatoes, black beans, avocado, jicama, pepitas, cotija cheese, red cabbage, and cilantro. It is great served as a main dish or side dish.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 large sweet potato (peeled and chopped)
    • Kosher salt and black pepper (to taste)
    • 1 large bunch kale (I use Lacinato kale)
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped red cabbage
    • 1/3 cup chopped jicama sticks
    • 1/3 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
    • 1 large avocado (seed removed and chopped)
    • 1/3 cup crumbled cotija cheese or crumbled queso fresco
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
    • 1 clove garlic (minced)
    • Salt and black pepper (to taste)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1451 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 144 g 222.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 110.1%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1194 mg 49.74%
    • Calcium: 57 mg 5.7%
    • Potassium: 675 mg 19.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 45.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 19 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.84%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 12 g
    • Vitamin A 16.76%
    • Vitamin C 59.73%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat29
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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