Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Ingredients

  • Butternut Squash (halved and seeded)
  • 3 Tbsp. 
    BeeMaid Honey
  • 3 Tbsp. 
    Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. 
    Chili Peppers (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup 
    Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/2 cup 
    Dried Sour Cherries
  • 1/2 tsp. 
    Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. 
    Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. 
    Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. 
    Smoked Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. 
    Basil or Parsley Leaves

Directions

 
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

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  3. 2. Cut squash into two equal halves - removing the seeds. Brush with 1 tablespoon oil, salt and pepper and place on baking sheet with parchment paper. Place face up in oven for approximately 45 minutes. 

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  5. 3. Once the squash has softened, let cool and remove the peel. Cut the roasted squash into small cubed pieces.

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  7. 4. On a seperate baking sheet, coat pumpkin seeds with 1 teaspoon oil, garlic powder, paprika and pinch of salt. Spread evenly on parchment and press down lighly with a spatula to flatten the seeds.

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  9. 5. Roast for 5 minutes in the oven and let cool.

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  11. 6. Using the same bowl, whisk the oil, BeeMaid Honey and chili peppers together until evenly combined. Add the squash cubes and toss until fully coated. 
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  13. 7. Add squash to a plate and garnish with dried cherries, roasted pumpkin seeds and herb leaves.