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Roasted Squash and Mixed Greens Salad

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6 servings, 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) each

Balsamic dressing enhances the flavours of fall in this warm salad.

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  • Heat 2 Tbsp. dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add squash; cook 10 min. or until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  • Add water, sugar and crushed pepper; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until liquid is evaporated and squash is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining dressing. Cool slightly.
  • Toss lettuce with squash mixture and all remaining ingredients just before serving.


Substitute green grapes for the red grapes and/or chopped toasted almonds for the peanuts.

How to Select and Prepare Butternut Squash

Butternut squash has a smooth beige skin with a slightly bulbous base. Typically weighing between 2 lb. (900 g) and 3 lb. (1.4 kg), this winter squash has an orange-yellow flesh with a sweet, slightly nutty flavour. To prepare, simply cut off both ends of the squash and peel before cutting squash lengthwise in half. Scoop out and discard the seeds and stringy fibres, then cut squash into cubes or slices as desired. If desired, squash can be cut up in advance. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 24 hours before using as desired.

Special Extra

For added heat, increase crushed red pepper to 1/2 tsp.


  • 6 servings, 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) each

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Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) each
Calories 210
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 150 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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