Filling And Healthy Side Dish

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

Pair this dish with brown rice.

Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
6 Tbsps Pomegranate juice
1 ½ Tbsps balsamic vinegar
1 ½ Tbsps Red wine vinegar
7 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsps 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 Pomegranate seed
¼ cup Pine nuts (toasted)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilPine nuts

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.