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Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad [Vegan]

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This is a great side dish that is perfect for fall. The sweet and savory flavors of the Yam and Walnut in this salad are sure to please you and your guests on any occasion.

Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan Yam




  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom (optional)
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 pinch cayenne or chili powder


  1. Cut sweet potatoes/yams into cubes
  2. Combine maple syrup, vinegar and spices together
  3. Pour mixture onto sweet potatoes and massage with hands
  4. Place on baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes in pre-heated oven @ 375 Fahrenheit
  5. Chop red onion (or white/yellow/green onion)
  6. After 30 minutes, remove from oven and sprinkle on chopped onion
  7. Place back in the oven and continue cooking for 30 more minutes
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes
  9. Place back in bowl and add walnuts and raisins
  10. Toss everything together and serve

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 217 | Carbs: 33 g | Fat: 10 g | Protein: 5 g | Sodium: 88 mg | Sugar: 21 g





Kate is the self-taught photographer, cook and blogger behind Cookie and Kate, a blog that celebrates whole foods and vegetarian fare. Her conviction that food should both delight the senses and nourish the body drives her quest for the next great recipe.



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Katherine B
3 Years Ago

This looks delicious! However, I\'d like to point out a small inconsistency: there is honey referred to in the directions, but not in the ingredients (I\'m assuming it\'s the maple syrup instead.)


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