Butternut Squash Salad

Butternut Squash Salad

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

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
8
PREP TIME
20 mins

Butternut Squash Salad

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

Butternut Squash Salad
SERVINGS
8
PREP TIME
20 mins
by 7  people
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Ingredients
  • 1   tablespoon olive oil
  • 1   pound butternut squash, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 3 cups)
  • 1/4  cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1   tablespoon snipped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon pepper
  • 6   cups torn mixed salad greens (such as romaine, arugula, and spinach)
  • 1   medium apple, cored and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2  medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3   tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3   tablespoons olive oil
  • 1   tablespoon snipped fresh sage or 1 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon pepper
  • 2   ounces goat cheese, crumbled
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Directions
1. 
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.
2. 
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: cal. (kcal) 130, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 3, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 3207, vit. C (mg) 17, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 73, sodium (mg) 203, Potassium (mg) 372, calcium (mg) 50, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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