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Lentil Sweet Potato Salad with Green Sauce

Lentil Sweet Potato Salad with Green Sauce is packed with nutrition and taste. Its easy, quick and yet protein rich with balanced nutrients. 
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword lentil salad, lentil sweet potato salad, sweet potato salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 428kcal
Author Gunjan


For the dressing

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup raw cashew nuts
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/8 cup dairy free milk

For the salad

  • 2 cups green lentils (cooked and drained)
  • 1 cup chopped sweet potatoes (boiled)
  • 1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes


  • In a blender combine all the dressing ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • In a salad bowl combine all the salad ingredients.
  • Toss in the dressing and garnish with more cashew nuts.
  • Serve immediately.


  • If desired you may add more spinach leaves to the salad ingredients.
  • Any milk of your choice can be used dairy free or regular.
  • Measure the lentils after boiling and draining.
  • The dressing for this salad can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for 5-6 days in an air tight container. 


Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 912mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 817IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 7mg