Fall Harvest Salad Recipe

recipe for delicious salad with sweet potatoes and apples

A fall harvest salad is a healthy and delicious way to eat your greens. 


  • 1 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, and diced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt
  • 1/2 cut raw quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups salad greens 
  • 1 apple, cored, and sliced
  • Vinaigrette salad dressing

Optional toppings:

  • dried cranberries
  • chopped pecans
  • Feta cheese
  • pepitas 


  1. Preheat oven to 400º
  2. Toss together sweet potato and olive oil on a baking sheet
  3. Spread evenly into a single layer and sprinkle with salt
  4. Transfer to center of oven and roast for 18 minutes until potatoes are tender
  5. Remove from oven and let cool completely
  6. While sweet potatoes are roasted, combine quinoa and water in a sauce pan
  7. Cover and bring to a boil
  8. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for about 20 minutes until the water is absorbed and quinoa is tender
  9. Let cool
  10. In a large salad bowl, add salad greens, sweet potatoes, quinoa, apple slices, and salad dressing
  11. Divide salad into 3-4 portions, and serve with desired optional toppings
  12. Enjoy!