In an effort to change things up a bit here is a recipe for a unique salad dish to serve with some of the other recipes you are cooking up. This is a Butternut Squash Salad Recipe. Many of us have had this type of squash served in the form of a soup, but rarely does it make it into a salad. However, this delicious recipe is bound to be a repeat dish. In fact, if you are having a butternut squash craving you could serve this along with the soup for a soup and salad combo. Now that’s a lot of squash in one meal!

Ingredients for Butternut Squash Salad

– Makes salad for two people

  • Spring Onion
  • Honey (1 table spoon)
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Canned Lentils (200g)
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Butternut Squash
  • Preferred Dressing or Salad Topping
  • Balsamic Vinegar (2 table spoons)
  • Soy Sauce (1 tea spoon)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (2 table spoons)
  • Handful of Rocket – Preferably Fresh
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Slice the butternut squash into small pieces as desired.
  3. Place the squash on a cookie sheet and drizzle extra virgin olive oil on top.
  4. Place squash in oven for approximately 20 minutes.
  5. Stir the vinegar, soy sauce, honey and olive oil together in a mixing bowl.
  6. Place the rocket on two salad serving dishes.
  7. Add the butternut squash and lentils as desired.
  8. Scatter the sunflower seeds, onions, and sesame seeds onto the top of the salads.
  9. Drizzle on your favorite salad dressing and enjoy!
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