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Monday, October 08 2012

Orange squash and crunchy apples make this a festive side salad for fall.

 


 
Butternut Squash Salad
Recipe from 
Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
 
 
ingredients
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     tablespoon  olive oil
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     pound  butternut squash, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 3 cups)
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    1/4  cup  chicken broth or vegetable broth
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     tablespoon  snipped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
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    1/4  teaspoon  salt
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    1/4  teaspoon  pepper
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     cups  torn mixed salad greens (such as romaine, arugula, and spinach)
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     medium  apple, cored and cut into bite-size pieces
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    1/2  medium  red onion, thinly sliced
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     tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
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     tablespoons  olive oil
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     tablespoon  snipped fresh sage or 1 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
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    1/4  teaspoon  salt
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    1/4  teaspoon  pepper
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     ounces  goat cheese, crumbled
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directions
In a large skillet heat the 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add squash; cook for 5 minutes or until squash is golden brown, turning slices occasionally. Add broth, the 1 tablespoon sage, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until squash is just tender, turning slices once or twice.
 
In a large salad bowl toss greens with apple and onion; set aside. For dressing, in a small bowl combine vinegar, the 3 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon sage, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Drizzle dressing over greens and toss gently. Remove squash with a slotted spoon and place atop salad greens. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 8 servings.
 
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 130, Total Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 3 mg, Sodium 203 mg, Carbohydrate 11 g, Total Sugar 6 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 3 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 29%, Calcium 5%, Iron 6%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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