Sweet potatoes are packed with fiber, potassium, and antioxidants.
Source: Everyday Food, November 2011
Yield Makes 4 cups
1 large sweet potato (1 pound), peeled and diced small
1 red onion, diced small
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium tomato, diced small
1 avocado, diced small
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss together sweet potato, red onion, and olive oil. Roast until sweet potato is tender and browned in spots, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool completely.
Add tomato, avocado, cilantro, and lime juice. Season with salt and toss to combine.
Quick ways to enjoy this salsa: Serve with crackers or a toasted baguette for a snack. Scatter over chopped lettuce for a simple salad. Stir into couscous to create an easy side dish. Use as a topping for chicken tacos or nachos. Fold into scrambled eggs at breakfast.