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Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Couscous Salad w/ Sweet Lime-Ginger Dressing


Description

So much fresh flavor going on in this oil-free, plant-based salad!


Ingredients

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Dressing

  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. agave nectar (or your favorite sweetener)
  • 1 tsp. low sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. white miso paste
  • 1/41/2 tsp. chile garlic paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh grated ginger
  • dash black pepper

Salad

  • 2 sweet potatoes, roasted, cooled, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup edamame (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 Tbsp. red onion, chopped
  • 2/3 cup (dry) whole wheat couscous, cooked and well-drained
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 4 cups fresh spinach, torn or chopped

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Gently stir all of the salad ingredients – except the spinach – together, then add the dressing and stir again. Divide the spinach between four big plates or bowls and top with the salad.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 307
  • Sugar: 4
  • Sodium: 205
  • Fat: 2
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 59
  • Protein: 15
  • Cholesterol: 0