Sweet Potato, Black Rice and Goji Salad

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 50 minutes
  • 2 servings

While there is no shortage of new age superfoods that boost just about every inch of your body, goji definitely deserves one of the top spots. Enjoy it in this salad along with some black rice, mixed seeds, and roasted sweet potato. Serve it early in the morning and it will boost your energy levels sky high!

Ingredients Needed for Sweet Potato, Black Rice and Goji Salad

2 tablespoons of goji berries
½ cup black rice
½ cup seed mix
2 teaspoons of olive oil
1 large sweet potato
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
½ teaspoon nutmeg
basil leaves

How to Cook Sweet Potato, Black Rice and Goji Salad

  1. Add water in a small bowl. Add the goji berries and let them soak for 20 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, heat a saucepan over medium heat and fill it halfway with water. Add the black rice and cook it according to the instructions on the package.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the seed mix. Season them with salt, pepper, and drizzle 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Toast them for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Next, line a baking tray with parchment paper. Lay the sweet potato and pour a small drizzle of vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F/180 degrees C. Slide the sweet potato for the next 25 minutes.
  6. Add the roasted sweet potato in a large bowl. Add the vegetable oil and wine vinegar. Season with nutmeg and mix.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix the rice, seeds, and goji. Add the basil, roasted sweet potato, and mix.

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