Winter Squash and Pomegranate

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Winter Squash and Pomegranate
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
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Calories:
219
calories
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Nutritional values

This winter squash dish is packed with fiber as well as antioxidants from the pomegranates, which help protect the body's cells against free radical damage.

This makes a delicious fall starter or light lunch with the addition of grilled chicken or tofu.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie219 kcal(10 %)
Protein2.23 g(2 %)
Fat16.78 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates19.03 g(13 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.53 g(12 %)
Vitamin A42.95 mg(5,369 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.21 mg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁0.18 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₂0.03 mg(3 %)
Niacin1.09 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate32.65 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.57 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C15.94 mg(17 %)
Potassium464.64 mg(12 %)
Calcium45.2 mg(5 %)
Magnesium39.54 mg(13 %)
Iron1.17 mg(8 %)
Zinc0.28 mg(4 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.14 g
Cholesterol0 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 medium Acorn squash (approx.3 lbs, peeled if desired, cut into 1)
1 clove garlic (pressed)
¼ cup olive oil
½ pomegranate (seeds)
2 tablespoons Sunflower seed
½ handful mint
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilSunflower seedmintgarlicpomegranate

Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2.
Mix the squash wedges with the garlic, olive oil, salt and ground black pepper and arrange on a baking tray. Bake in the oven for 35-45 minutes until the squash is soft, turning once or twice during cooking.
3.
Transfer the squash to a plate and scatter the pomegranate seeds and sunflower seeds over. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt and serve garnished with mint. Goes wonderfully with lamb dishes or grilled steak.