Fall Squash Salad with Maple White Wine Vinaigrette

November 20, 2016

Author Notes: A fall themed salad featuring roasted butternut squash, pumpkin seeds, and goat cheese atop mixed baby greens. All comes together with a maple white wine vinaigrette...a dressing you will want to make for salads year round. A perfectly light yet satisfying meal to combat all of the heavy eating throughout the holiday season.Ali Conklin

Serves: 1 person

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch mixed baby greens
  • 1/3 cup diced roasted butternut squash, warmed
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese (plain, pumpkin spice, or cranberry cinnamon)
  • 1 tablespoon raw shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dark maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Place the mixed baby greens in a small bowl. Sprinkle the warmed squash, goat cheese, and pumpkin seeds on top. (If roasting the butternut squash, cut into 1/2 inch pieces roast in a 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes, tossing halfway through).
  2. To make the vinaigrette, combine olive oil, white wine vinegar, maple syrup, garlic powder, and salt and pepper in a small dish and whisk to combine. Pour over the top of the salad. Enjoy!

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