This hearty salad is packed full of roasted vegetables and balanced perfectly with a spicy mustard sauce, what a great way to get your five a day.
Salads don’t have to be boring, all about cold lettuce and tomato. Add plenty of flavour with roasted beeetroot, sweet potato, pumpkin and asparagus for a salad that is as tasty and vibrant as it is satisfying. The spicy mustard sauce with a hint of garlic brings the flavours together perfectly.
1.Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan. Line two large oven trays with baking paper.
2.Trim stalks and tails from beetroot. Wash well. Halve large beetroot. Wrap beetroot in foil; enclose to form a parcel. Place on an oven tray; roast 10 minutes. Divide pumpkin, sweet potato, carrots and onion between trays. Brush with oil, sprinkle with sea salt. Roast 30 minutes or until all vegetables are tender and beginning to brown. Remove vegetables from tray as they are done.
3.Add tomatoes and asparagus to tray; roast for 10 minutes or until just tender.
4.Remove beetroot from foil and gently rub the skin to remove.
5.Make garlic mustard dressing.
6.If transporting to a barbecue or picnic, pack the roasted vegetable, spinach, dressing, fetta and parsley separately. Just before serving, layer spinach and vegetables on a large serving platter; drizzle with dressing. Top with the fetta and parsley.
Garlic mustard dressing
7.Meanwhile, whisk garlic, horseradish cream, mustard and vinegar in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season.