Roast Squash Slices with Greens and Pomegranate

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Roast Squash Slices with Greens and Pomegranate
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 55 min.
Ready in
Calories:
244
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This delicious vegetarian dish is packed with beta-carotenes, a powerful antioxidant, as well as fiber and vitamins.

Pair this dish with brown rice.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie244 kcal(12 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat18.65 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates19.82 g(13 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage4.64 g(15 %)
Vitamin A609.37 mg(76,171 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.17 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.17 mg(15 %)
Niacin1.05 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₆0.25 mg(18 %)
Folate36.51 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid0.39 mg(7 %)
Biotin0.22 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.01 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C28.56 mg(30 %)
Potassium507.13 mg(13 %)
Calcium125.55 mg(13 %)
Magnesium41.39 mg(14 %)
Iron2.52 mg(17 %)
Zinc0.42 mg(5 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.16 g
Cholesterol7.63 mg

Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
6 tablespoons
1 ½ tablespoons
1 ½ tablespoons
7 tablespoons
extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons
butter (divided)
1
medium Acorn squash (unpeeled and cut into 24 wedges)
8 cups
Dandelion greens (leaves cut into 2-inch lengths)
1 ½ cups
¼ cup
pine nut (toasted)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oil

Preparation steps

1.
Preheat oven to 450°F. Whisk pomegranate juice and vinegars in bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Re-whisk before using.
2.
Melt 2 teaspoons butter in heavy large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/3 of squash wedges. Cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes total. Transfer squash wedges to rimmed baking sheet. Repeat 2 more times with remaining butter and squash wedges. Sprinkle squash with salt and pepper.
3.
Transfer squash to oven; bake 20 minutes.
4.
Mix greens, pomegranate seeds, and pine nuts in large bowl. Toss with half of dressing. Divide among plates; top with squash. Drizzle with dressing.