Winter Salad with Homemade Dressing – Nama
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Winter Salad
with Homemade

Winter Salad
with Homemade

Serves 2: Assemble everything at once or save the second portion in a glass container in the fridge. The sauce makes enough to enjoy it all week.


  • ½ sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 1 bunch curly kale, stems removed
  • and finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds,
  • roasted and salted
  • 1 avocado, diced


  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • Makes: about ⅔ cup dressing


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. Place the diced sweet potatoes on a sheet pan and toss with a teaspoon of olive oil and a sprinkling of sea salt. Roast the sweet potatoes for 20-25 minutes, stirring once, until fork tender and a little caramelized. Allow to cool.⁣
  • Meanwhile, make the dressing by adding all ingredients to a blender 
until smooth.⁣
  • Combine the kale, sunflower seeds, pomegranate seeds, and sweet potatoes, then drizzle ⅓ of the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.⁣
  • Add the diced avocado and another tablespoon of dressing and a pinch of salt. Toss gently to coat the avocado and the kale with the remaining dressing. Taste, adding more salt or a little more dressing if desired.⁣