Dairy and Gluten Free Recipes

APPLE & BUTTERNUT SQUASH SALAD

Harvest salad. Apple and butternut squash salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes 
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 1/3 cup of pumpkin seeds
  • 4 cups of arugula 
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of salt 
  • 1 tsp of lemon

Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp of fig balsamic 
  • 1 tsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp of salt 
  • 1 tsp of white wine vinegar

Directions

  1. Place the butternut squash, apples, cinnamon, maple syrup, olive oil, lemon and salt on a medium size skillet on medium heat. Stir occasionally. Cook until apples and butternut squash are soft. Let them cool down before placing in the salad bowl. 
  2. In a large salt bowl, all your ingredients and arrange to your liking. See picture above in how I did mine. 
  3. Lastly add your combine all the dressing ingredients together and stir well. Add this dressing to your salad and enjoy!

I love using ingredients that are fresh in season. It’s so refreshing and satisfying when you have a crispy salad that tastes like fall harvest. This Apple and Butternut Squash Salad is just that. It’s full of great flavours and textures. YUM. Add this to your lunch menu. 

This recipe will serve 4 and only takes 15 minutes to prepare. Easy!

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