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Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Salad

Makes: 8 to 10 servings
Prep 40 mins Roast 400°F 30 mins Chill 4 hrs  + 2 hours Stand 30 mins
Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Salad
Ingredients
  • 2  pounds  sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (6 cups)
  • 2  pounds  butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (6 cups)
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 2  bunches  green onions, sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1  cup  snipped fresh parsley
  • 1  cup  pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/4  cup  golden raisins
  • 1/4  cup  dried cranberries
  • 1/4  cup  olive oil
  • 3  tablespoons  orange juice
  • 2  tablespoons  pure maple syrup
  • 2  tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  • 1  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/8  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spread sweet potatoes and butternut squash in a single layer in two 15x10x1-inch baking pans. Drizzle with the 2 tablespoons olive oil; toss to coat. Roast, uncovered, about 30 minutes or just until vegetables are tender. Let cool.

2. In a large serving bowl combine sweet potatoes, butternut squash, green onions, parsley, pecans, golden raisins, and dried cranberries. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

3. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine the 1/4 cup olive oil, orange juice, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, ginger, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and shake well to combine. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 359,
  • Fat, total (g) 20,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 45,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 13,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 16,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • vit. A (IU) 23712,
  • vit. C (mg) 41,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 65,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 203,
  • Potassium (mg) 877,
  • calcium (mg) 121,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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