Squash Lentil Salad

Number of Servings: 12 (235g)
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

If you’re looking for the perfect main course to wow at a vegetarian feast, look no further than this excellent salad. It’s also an excellent meal to make ahead to reheat throughout the week for lunches.

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. butternut squash , peeled and cubed
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 3 cups French green lentils
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ cup sherry vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 8 oz. kale, chopped
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup golden raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Place the squash, onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons of the oil on a baking sheet, stirring to combine. Roast until the vegetables are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. While the vegetables are roasting, place the lentils and bay leaves in a medium saucepan. Cover with water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain the lentils and discard the bay leaves.
  4. Remove roasted garlic from the tray of roasted vegetables and puree together with remaining oil, vinegar and mustard.
  5. Toss all ingredients together with the dressing and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 235g

Amount per serving
Calories 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 20g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 27g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 125.1mg 10%
Iron 4.6mg 30%
Potassium 730mg 15%
Vitamin A 697.5mcg 80%
Vitamin C 50.6mg 60%
Vitamin E 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin K 141.1mcg 120%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.5mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 62mcg 16%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 18.6mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 109.9mg 8%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 67.5mg 15%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 1.4mcg 2%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 9.8mcg 20%

* 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.

Ingredients

Butternut Squash, Dry French Green Lentils, Kale, Golden Raisins (golden Raisins, Sulfur Dioxide (sulfites) Added As A Preservative), Raisins, Onion, Pecans, Olive Oil, Cooking Sherry (sherry Wine, Salt, Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Sodium Metabisulfite (preservative)), Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Garlic, Bay Leaf.

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