A plate of chorizo and sweet potato salad ready to eat sitting in front of a serving bowl.

Chorizo and Sweet Potato Salad

Chorizo and sweet potato salad is so easy to make. With a handful of ingredients and a simple dressing this healthy salad is great as a dinner or a side.
Course Dinner
Cuisine International
Keyword chorizo salad, sweet potato salad with chorizo, warm chorizo and sweet potato salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 367kcal
Author Neil


For the salad: -

  • 800 g Sweet Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 75 g chorizo sausage sliced
  • 25 g sesame seeds
  • 180 g baby spinach
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

For the dressing: -

  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  • Pre-heat oven to 180C Fan
  • Place the cubed sweet potatoes and olive oil in a bowl and mix well until the potatoes are coated in the oil.
  • Put the coated potatoes on a roasting tray and roast in the oven for about 25 to 30 minutes until tender.
  • Whilst the potatoes are cooking gently heat a small pan until hot then add the chorizo and cook, stirring until the chorizo is crisp but not burnt. Remove it with a slotted spoon and drain on a piece of kitchen paper.
  • Place all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.
  • When the potatoes are cooked mix them in a large bowl with the cooked chorizo, sesame seeds, baby spinach and dressing.
  • Season to taste


This salad is best served straight away.


Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 1029mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 32595IU | Vitamin C: 18.4mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 3.7mg