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    Tuscan Yam Salad

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr

    30 mins

    green_sleeves's Note:

    The inspiration for this salad came from a deli at the Granville Island public market, but my version is even better if I do say so myself. Not to mention cheaper. All measurements are approximate.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    half a ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Roast the yams in a little olive oil in a 375-400 oven until soft and a little brown on the outside, about 30 minutes (depending on how big the cubes are). Cool.
    2. 2
      Mix remaining ingredients except for the pine nuts and cheese, and toss with the yams. Crumble in the cheese (if the cheese is too soft to crumble, use a fork to help it along; also crumbles better if frozen). Allow to sit in the fridge at least an hour to let the flavours develop (but will last several days in the fridge). Add pine nuts just before serving to keep them crunchy.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2011

      55

      Awesome! Great texture! Goes nicely with Pork chops!

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    • on November 28, 2010

      Just enjoyed this amazing salad at our friend's home. Yams were replaced by butternut squash and it was delicious. Can't wait to try it again. Might try it warm next :). Yum-yum!

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    • on May 24, 2009

      As it happens; I looked for a recipe for yam salad because I had been to Granville Island and bought some for a picnic. I was sure it could be replicated and I thought I'd look for something to get me started. You're right, this was better than the GI one. I didn't get to the feta and pine nuts part, though. I was going on a picnic and bringing them separately seemed like a lot of work and I didn't think it needed it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tuscan Yam Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (159 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 354.3
     
    Calories from Fat 91
    25%
    Total Fat 10.1 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 16.6 mg
    5%
    Sodium 278.8 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 60.3 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
    34%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    12%
    Protein 7.4 g
    14%

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