Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Roasted Spinach, Sweet Potato and Beet Salad

Wonderful especially as a fall or winter salad.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: March 08, 2012

Serves: 6 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Ingredients:

    1 sweet potato, unpeeled, cut into wedges
    3 beets, unpeeled, cut into wedges
    1 1/3 Tbsp butter (0.7 oz), melted
    1 Tbsp brown sugar (unpacked)
    1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
    1/2 cup orange juice
    2 tsp finely grated orange peel
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    17 1/2 oz baby spinach leaves
    3 1/2 oz green beans, blanched
    2 Tbsp toasted pistachio nuts, chopped
    1 pinch of black pepper, or to taste

Directions:

    Preheat oven to 400F.

    Place sweet potato and beets in baking dish, drizzle over the butter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 45 minutes, turning occasionally.

    Combine yogurt, orange juice, orange peel, and garlic.

    Arrange the spinach, beans, roasted potatoes, and roasted beets on serving plates. Drizzle over the dressing and sprinkle with pistachio nuts and black pepper.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:142 cals
Kilojoules:592 kJ
Fat:5.1 g
Carbohydrates:20.1 g
Protein:6.6 g
Cholesterol:9.5 mg
Sodium:159 mg
Saturated Fat:2.3 g
Fiber:4.6 g
Calcium:185.0 mg
Total Sugars:10.5 g

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