Dinner, Side Dishes

Warm Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total Cook Time 23 mins
  • Steam 15 mins
  • Bake 13 mins
  • Total 1 hour
  • Medium
  • Serves 4

You’ll love this hearty, vegan dish of seasoned sweet potato, black beans, rice, and avocado all tossed in a creamy homemade cilantro-lime dressing. Now, salads can be eaten all year round!

TIP: Rather than using individual spices to season sweet potatoes, you can easily use a pre-made taco seasoning.


  • Contains Tree Nuts

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Tree Nuts

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Level 1 (Bottom of Pot)

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 3/4 cups water or stock
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans

Level 2 (Tray)

  • 2 sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 jalapeño, seeded
  • 1/4 avocado

For Serving

  • 6 cups arugula
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Cilantro


  • Large Bowl
  • Blender
  • Silicone-Tipped Tongs
  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients in the pot and stir to combine.

  • Step 2

    Pull out the legs on the Crisper Tray, then place the tray in the elevated position in the pot.

  • Step 3

    Add all Level 2 ingredients to a large bowl and mix to combine, ensuring sweet potatoes are evenly coated in oil and seasoning.

  • Step 4

    Place sweet potatoes on the crisper tray in the elevated position and close the lid.

  • Step 5

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to Rapid Cooker. Select SPEEDI MEALS, set temperature to 350°F, and set time to 13 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approximately 10 minutes before crisping).

  • Step 6

    Meanwhile, prepare dressing by adding all dressing ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, transfer sweet potatoes to a plate. Then use silicone-tipped tongs to grab tray’s center handle and remove it from the unit. Stir bean and rice mixture. Assemble salads by platting arugula on a dish, then top with sweet potatoes, dressing, scallions, and cilantro.