Butternut Squash Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

with lime dressing
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Butternut Squash Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
328
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This delicious autumn salad is a good source of fiber, which helps support healthy digestion.

Add some grilled salmon to this salad to make it into a main course dish.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories328 kcal(16 %)
Protein4.4 g(4 %)
Fat17.2 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates44 g(29 %)

Ingredients

for
2
For the salad
1
small Butternut squash (24 ounces)
3
2 sprigs
2
big, red Chile peppers
1 bunch
For the dressing:
4 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
toasted Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Soybean oil (or sunflower oil)

Preparation steps

1.

For the salad: Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Peel the halves and cut into long thin strips with a vegetable peeler. Rinse the scallions and cut into diagonal slices.

2.

Rinse the lemongrass, peel the hard outer layer and thinly slice the soft bottom. Rinse the chile peppers, remove the seeds and cut into rings. Rinse the cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop. Add the lemongrass, chile peppers and cilantro to the squash.

3.

For the dressing: In a bowl, whisk the lime juice with the sugar, sesame oil and soybean oil. Season with salt to taste.

Pour the dressing over the squash mixture and toss until thoroughly coated. Cover and allow to sit for 1 hour before serving.