Butternut Squash, Orange & Arugula Salad with Hazelnuts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Try this sweet, earthy salad as a perfect pairing to roast pork tenderloin or chicken. It's a perfect side to serve for supper or at your next dinner party!
Course: Side
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 16 inch small wedges butternut squash (~ ½” x 3size pieces cut from narrow/seed end of squash)  
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 cups packed baby arugula
  • 1/2 cup orange segments cut from 1 large orange
  • 1 tbsp chopped toasted hazelnuts
Vinaigrette Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp minced shallot 1 medium shallot
  • 1 tsp orange marmalade
  • 1 1/4 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp minced rosemary
  • 1/8 tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425. Spray a small baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment. Toss squash with olive oil rosemary, and salt and spread in a single layer on sheet. Roast for 30-35 minutes (flip over squash wedges halfway through), until squash is tender and lightly browned.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients. Just before serving, place arugula and roasted squash wedges on top of vinaigrette. Toss with your hands or salad tongs until thoroughly combined. Evenly pile arugula/squash wedges onto four salad plates. Top with orange slices and hazelnuts.
Recipe Notes

You could easily substitute wedges of roasted acorn squash or sweet potato for the butternut squash.

Leave a Comment