Cook Along with Chef Deniz & Johnston's: Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach and Feta

July 09, 2020

Cook Along with Chef Deniz & Johnston's: Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach and Feta

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live. 

Originally presented as a Cook-Along live class on July 9th at 5:30 PM on Facebook Live.

Tonight, Chef Deniz presented 3 recipes featuring Johnston's Pork during the live class. Open the other recipes he featured tonight in your browser so you can work across his menu as you watch his archived video.

Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach and Feta

Yields: 2 portions.


  • 2 sweet potatoes or yams, cut into 1.5’’ chunks
  • 20ml coriander seeds, coarsely ground
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 4 cloves of garlic, cracked
  • 30ml maple syrup
  • 30ml lime juice
  • 500ml baby spinach leaves, loosely packed
  • 60ml preferably barrel aged feta cheese, coarsely crumbed
  • 50ml Well Seasoned olive oil
    • *Available from Well Seasoned


  1. Preheat your oven to 325F. Toss the potatoes, garlic, maple, sherry with a pinch of salt, and transfer on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  2. Bake until the potatoes are tender and lightly coloured. Transfer spinach and lime juice into a medium sized bowl. Add the hot sweet potatoes from the oven right on top.
  3. Toss and cover with plastic film until the spinach is somewhat wilted. Transfer onto plates and garnish with feta cheese.

Prep Time: 15 Minutesy

Cook time: 25 Minutes

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