This warm roasted squash salad is a great side dish to bring to a party or family dinner. It’s easy to prepare, full of nutrients, and packed with flavor.

Prep time: 5 minutes || Cook time: 30 minutes || Makes 6 servings

What you need:

  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 4 cups butternut squash
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 Tbsps Pure maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Cut butternut squash into 1-inch cubes and toss in a bowl with maple syrup, salt, and pepper.
  2. Spray a baking tray with olive oil. Roast squash for 30 minutes until soft and caramelized on the bottom.
  3. Add greens, pomegranate seeds, and feta to a large bowl. Top with warm butternut squash and serve immediately.

For a dairy-free option, substitute walnuts or pecans for feta cheese.


120 calories

4g Protein

3g Fat

19g Carbohydrates

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