- Organic Bound
If you haven’t tried our Organic Kale, you’re in for a treat. The baby leaves of this super-healthy green make a tender, tasty salad with enough texture to stand up to a lot of ingredients.
Here we’ve combined cubes of roasted butternut (or use any variety of winter squash you like), dried cranberries, feta cheese and toasted hazelnuts. Then we’ve finished it with a drizzle of our zesty Sicilian Vinaigrette for a delicious salad that’s worthy of celebration!
|1 1/2 pounds||Earthbound Farm Organic Butternut Squash (peeled, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch cubes)|
|2 tablespoons||olive oil|
|Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper|
|4 ounces||Earthbound Farm Organic Kale|
|1/4 cup||chopped Earthbound Farm Organic Italian Parsley|
|1/4 cup||chopped fresh mint|
|1/3 cup||Sicilian Vinaigrette|
|1/2 cup||crumbled feta cheese (about 2 oz)|
|1/3 cup||Earthbound Farm Organic Dried Cranberries (about 2.8 oz)|
|1/4 cup||chopped toasted hazelnuts or pecans (about 1 oz)|
Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 400 degrees F. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with vegetable oil spray.
Toss the cubes of squash with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer the squash to the prepared pan and arrange in a single layer so the pieces don’t touch. Roast for 10 minutes, then turn the squash pieces and continue baking until the squash is tender and slightly caramelized. Drizzle with the honey and let cool.
Place the baby kale, half of the parsley and half of the mint in a large bowl. Add some of the Sicilian Vinaigrette, tossing to coat the greens.
Transfer the greens to a large platter or shallow bowl. Sprinkle the squash, feta, cranberries, nuts and the remaining herbs over the greens. Drizzle with more of the dressing to taste and serve immediately.
Note: We recommend using fresh butternut squash in this recipe, which gives you closer control over the doneness of the roasted cubes.