How To Make Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Wondering what else can you do with your Butternut Squash? We all know that roasted butternut squash is a gem. Amazing flavor and texture is what it is. This Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette recipe will be one great addition to your list. Make it whenever you wish and this will surely be a hit!

How To Make Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Preparation Times:

  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Equipment:

  • Oven
  • Bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup raw pecans
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • Salt and pepper

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsps maple syrup
  • 2 tsps fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Toss butternut squash cubes and pecans in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 15-20 minute or until just tender.
  2. Set aside and let cool for a few minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the roasted butternut squash, pecans, baby spinach, and dried cranberries. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. For the dressing, whisk together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Toss in with the salad ingredients until evenly coated. Serve.

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Nutrition Overview

Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is not only tasty but also packs a punch of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. It is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and potassium. Both vitamins A and C work as potent antioxidants in your body, protecting your cells from damage caused by unstable molecules called free radicals. [1]

FAQ

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[1] https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/butternut-squash#vitamins-and-minerals