Sweet Potato Salad | Life, Love, and Good Food
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Sweet Potato Salad

SWEET and SPICY! Sweet Potato Salad gets spice from diced fresh jalapeño and sweetness from a simple maple syrup vinaigrette.
Course Vegetable
Cuisine American
Keyword roasted vegetables
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 160kcal


  • 4 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 slices bacon fried and crumbled
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 green onions sliced


  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place sweet potatoes into a large bowl with the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat evenly. Pour the potatoes onto a large baking sheet and roast in the preheated oven for 20 - 30 minutes or until tender.
  • Place roasted potatoes in a large bowl and add bacon, jalapeño, and green onions, tossing gently.
  • Whisk together the maple syrup, red wine vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Pour dressing over the warm potatoes and toss gently until coated. Serve warm or cold.
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Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 12350IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.6mg