|Sweet Potato and Fetta Salad
This recipe is an absolute favourite and perfect when entertaining.
3 -4 Large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
3 dried chillies, crumbled
1 teaspoon cumin seeds, lighted pounded in a mortar and pestle (you just want to bruise the seeds)
1 red onion, finely diced
3 – 4 quality ripe tomatoes, chopped
A handful of rocket or mache (lambs lettuce)
A handful of basil leaves, torn
200 grms fetta cheese
Heat oven to 190c
Toss the sweet potato in olive oil, cumin seeds and chilli until well coated and bake in the oven until it is soft and starting to go golden. Set aside to cool.
In a bowl place the lettuce, chopped tomato, onion and basil. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil and mix well.
Place the sweet potato on a large platter and squash slightly with the back of a fork, add the salad mix then crumble the Fetta over the top. Drizzle with a little more olive oil and voila! a delicious salad.