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Luncheon’s Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This sweet potato salad has that warm, comforting taste of a heavier home-cooked dish but stays light and fresh with onions and herbs. Roast for about 15 minutes, flipping the cubes, and continue for another 15 minutes on the other side until easily pierced with a fork. Most of the herbs and veggies featured in this recipe are consistently brought to market, including the squash substitutions (though you may have to wait for a bit later in the season to pick those up).




  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/8 cup parsley
  • 1/8 cup mint
  • 1/8 cup spring onion
  • 1/8 cup green onion
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecan pieces


  • 1/4 cup cane vinegar
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tbsp cane syrup
  • 1/2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


Cut sweet potatoes into med sized cubes about 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch.

Toss with oil, salt, pepper and your choice of chili flake.

Roast at 400 degrees until they start to gain color and are fork tender.

Let cool completely then add remaining ingredients.

Toss with vinaigrette and season to taste.

Eat on its own or add to a bed of local greens. You can also sub for butternut, acorn, or delicata squash!


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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the field of public markets for public good. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts nearly 60 local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.