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Tahini-Maple Kale Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

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60Minutes
380Calories
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Ready for a winter side that you’re going to crave time and time again? This hearty kale salad is packed with spiced roasted squash, crunchy pomegranate seeds and butter-toasted rosemary pecans, creamy goat cheese, and a luscious tahini-maple vinaigrette. Who knew a salad could be this exciting? The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Tane.

Ingredients

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6 SERVINGS
  • 4 cups butternut squash (pre-cubed, 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon (divided)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper (plus more to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. salted butter
  • 1/2 cup pecans (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
  • 1 bunch kale (lacinato kale, leaves pulled from stems and thinly sliced crosswise, and stems discarded)
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini (stirred to blend)
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon (juiced, divided)
  • 2 Tbsp. cold water (plus 1 to 2 tablespoons more if needed for the desired consistency)
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese (4 ounces)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 2 sheet pans with parchment paper.
    2. In a large bowl, toss squash with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Divide between prepared sheet pans.
    3. Roast squash until golden brown and tender when pierced with a fork, 25-30 minutes, flipping squash and switching pan positions halfway through baking. Set aside and let cool at least 10 minutes.
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    380Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories380Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium520mg22%
    Potassium810mg23%
    Protein12g24%
    Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A440%
    Vitamin C210%
    Calcium35%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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