Bacon and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Apple and Raisins


This is a really easy recipe that is great for a starter or a lunch snack. The sweetness of the apple, raisins and sweet potatoes are balanced with the apple cider vinegar dressing and bacon. It's a really cheap and filling meal to keep you going over the Autumn months!

Serves 4

Ingredients: Tesco

1kg Sweet Potatoes £1.00

Unsmoked Bacon £2.00

Mixed leaves Salad £0.50

Red Onion £0.13

Raisins £1.00

Rosemary £0.70

Gala Apple £0.33

Salt and Pepper

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Apple Cider Vinegar

Total: £5.66

*Cost/serving £1.42

Method:

Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 2.5cm/1 inch cubes

Put into small roasting tin and drizzle with avocado oil and sprinke with rosemary leaves

Put into the oven at 200 degrees Celsius and cook for 35-40 mins, turning over every 15 mins

Peel and dice the apple, dice the red onion, and roughly chop 20 raisins into small pieces

Add to the mixed leaved salad and season with salt and pepper

Dressing:

Add to 1 tbspn extra virgin olive oil to 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and mix onto the salad

Fry the bacon in a non stick frying pan for 8-9 mins on med/high heat until crispy. Add to the salad.

Take sweet potatoes out of oven and toss in with salad

And you're done!

*Please note that all costings are based on the cost of ingredients on the date of publication. These are displayed for an approximate costing guideline and may vary depending on supermarket current deals.

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