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09 Feb, 2015

Roasted Vegetables with Basil and Rocket Salad

This roasted vegetable salad is so delicious, it will warm your palette and your soul. With fresh basil, crunchy rocket, warm, sweet beetroot and creamy sweet potato, this salad will leave your senses truly satisfied.



1 beetroot, cut into 6 wedges
1/2 sweet potato, cut into rounds
1/2 red onion, peeled and cut into wedges
1 small fennel, remove the outer leaves and root and roughly slice
For the salad:
1 handful of basil leaves, finely chopped
1 handful of rocket, finely chopped
1 handful of spinach, finely chopped
1 courgette, finely diced
1 tsp rapeseed oil
Juice 1/2 lemon
Pinch salt
Pinch pepper


Place all the vegetables on a baking tray, drizzle with a little oil, salt and pepper and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until tender.

While the vegetables are cooking, make the basil and rocket salad by mixing all the ingredients together in a bowl. The key is to chop everything as finely as possible.

Once the vegetables are cooked, serve with the salad.