This colourful, delicious and super-healthy salad will set you well on your way to 5-a-day.

  • Serves: 2 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Caribbean

    Spinach, Sweet Potato, Pomegranate & Avocado Salad

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    200g Baby Spinach Leaves

    2 Sweet Potatoes

    1 pack 2 Ripe and Ready Avocados

    2 Ripe and Ready Pears

    Seeds of 1 Pomegranate

    50g The Pantry Walnut Pieces

    Balsamic Vinegar

    80ml Solesta Olive Oil

    2 tbsp Specially Selected Pesto Genovese

    Juice ½ Lemon

    Juice ½ Orange

    Sea Salt

    Black Pepper

    Method

    Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/ Gas Mark 6.

    Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into small chunks.

    Place in a baking tray and drizzle with 35ml olive oil, roast for 30 minutes.

    To make the dressing, mix the pesto with the lemon and orange juice.

    Wash the spinach and dry well.

    Peel and remove the stones from the avocados and chop.

    Wash the pears, cut into quarters lengthways, remove any seeds and chop.

    Mix the avocado chunks, pear chunks and baby spinach together in a bowl and pour over the dressing.

    In a bowl mix the remaining 15ml olive oil with the balsamic vinegar and walnuts.

    Place on a small baking sheet in the oven for 5-6 minutes.

    Toss the hot sweet potato chunks in with the salad.

    Sprinkle over the toasted walnuts and pomegranates

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