Kale Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

Number of Servings: 4 (255 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Kale Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

The trick to a phenomenal kale salad is all in the massage. That’s right: wash your hands well and get right in there. Massaging the simple dressing into the greens helps break up their hydrophobic (water resistant) surface to allow the flavor to penetrate deep while tenderizing the leaves to make a perfect bed for sweet roasted squash.


  • Dressing:

    • 1 tsp. sherry vinegar
    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • ½ tsp. salt


    • 1 lb. butternut squash, peeled and cubed
    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 2½ tsp. minced garlic
    • ½ tsp. minced fresh thyme
    • 1 lb. kale, stemmed and chopped
    • 1 oz. grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
    • ¼ cup chopped toasted walnuts


  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  3. Toss squash with oil, garlic, and thyme. Arrange in a single-layer on a foil-lined baking sheet and roast until tender, stirring once or twice (20-25 minutes). Let cool for a few minutes.
  4. While squash cools, massage kale with dressing until well-coated. Top kale with squash, cheese, and nuts to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 255 g

Amount per serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 475mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 14g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 296.1mg 25%
Iron 2.8mg 15%
Potassium 1010mg 20%
Vitamin A 1188mcg 130%
Vitamin C 160.7mg 180%
Vitamin E 4.9mg 35%
Vitamin K 806.9mcg 670%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.5mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 30%
Folate 198.2mcg 50%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 2.2mcg 6%
Chloride 207.9mg 10%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 214.5mg 15%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 106.4mg 25%
Zinc 1.4mg 10%
Selenium 4.6mcg 10%
Copper 1.9mg 210%
Manganese 1.3mg 60%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 13.8mcg 30%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Butternut Squash, Kale, Olive Oil, Walnuts, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Garlic, Cooking Sherry (sherry Wine, Salt, Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Sodium Metabisulfite (preservative)), Salt, Thyme.

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