Filling And Healthy Side Dish

Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad

with Feta
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Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

This elegant autumnal salad is packed with more than a day's worth of vitamin A thanks to the butternut squash. This powerful vitamin helps support healthy vision and young-looking skin, among other benefits. 

Turn this into a light dinner entree by adding grilled chicken or tofu.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 large Butternut squash (peeled, seeded, and cut into strips)
2 tablespoons Avocado oil
½ cup reduced-fat Feta (crumbled)
cup Pomegranate seed
3 tablespoons Pine nuts
3 tablespoons mint
salt
freshly ground Black pepper
How healthy are the main ingredients?
FetaPine nutsAvocado oilmintButternut squashsalt

Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2.
Toss together the squash with the oil and seasoning in a roasting tray. Cover the tray with foil and roast for 30 minutes.
3.
Remove the foil and roast for a further 15 - 20 minutes until the squash is golden and crisp at the edges. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
4.
Once cool, divide between plates and top with the feta, pomegranate, seeds, pine nuts, and mint leaves before serving.