Raw Sweet Potato and Apple Salad With Maple Vinaigrette

  • Yield 2 to 3 servings

Serve these “haystacks” as is or over spinach, arugula or field greens.


2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
1 skin-on Granny Smith or Gala apple, grated
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped raw almonds or cashews
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon natural brown sesame seeds


  1. Cut the sweet potatoes into matchstick using a mandolin or julienne them by hand. Pile sweet potatoes and apples as high as they will stand (like a haystack) on a large plate. Sprinkle raisins, cranberries and nuts over top. Drizzle with maple syrup and rice vinegar. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and sesame seeds.