Total Time
42mins
Prep 7 mins
Cook 35 mins

This delicious salad is big crowd pleaser that makes a great side at your fall dinner party or a tasty lunch/dinner for one.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 cups mesclun
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 12 cup pumpkin seeds (or butternut squash seeds)
  • 12 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 14 cup dried cranberries
  • 12 medium cucumber
  • 3 small radishes
  • balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut butternut squash in half and sprinkle lightly with salt and brown sugar. Bake for 35 min or until soft.
  3. Let squash cool, then cut into bite sized chunks.
  4. Toss pumpkin/squash seeds in oil, salt, and pepper. Spray a baking sheet and pour seeds onto it, spreading evenly. Bake until crisp and browned.
  5. Put mesclun salad into a large bowl. Toss in desired amount of squash, 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese, dried cranberries, chopped cucumbers and radishes, and pumpkin seeds.
  6. Serve with balsamic vinegar or your choice of bottled vinaigrette dressing on the side or mixed into salad.