30-Minute Roasted Acorn Squash Orange Salad

Lightly seasoned and roasted acorn squash adds the right amount of warmth to this light and tangy salad.

Serves: 4Prep: 20 minutesCook: 45 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash, peeled and cut into 1” cubes
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 heads lettuce, chopped
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1⁄2 cup orange, peeled and segmented

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, toss together squash, 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper; spread onto prepared baking sheet. Roast 45 minutes, until tender.
  • In a jar or salad shaker, combine apple cider vinegar, orange juice, 3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, chili powder and ginger.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine lettuce, kale, red onion, orange, roasted squash and dressing.