Grilled sweet potato salad Grilled sweet potato salad

The perfect dish for hot summer days, this sweet potato salad is equally delicious when served warm or cold.


Serves 6 as a side


30 minutes



  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp Moroccan spice rub
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 100g snow peas
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 handful coriander leaves
  • 5 semi-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 100g rocket
  • 1 handful alfalfa sprouts (optional)
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked and chilled (optional)
  • Parmesan or feta, to serve

  • 2 limes, juiced
  • ¼ cup coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp Moroccan spice mix


In a large bowl, toss the sweet potato with olive oil and Moroccan seasoning.
Place the sweet potato pieces on a grill pan over medium heat and cook in batches until tender, approximately 8–10 minutes on each side. Once cooked, remove from heat and cool to room temperature, then set aside.
To make dressing, put lime juice, coriander, 1 tbs olive oil, honey and ½ tsp Morrocan spice mix in a small bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
To assemble salad, in a large bowl toss together all remaining ingredients except Parmesan or feta.
Finish by drizzling over the dressing and topping with cheese of choice.

Originally published in The Costco Connection, Summer 2018. Pick up the latest copy at your local warehouse or read it online.