Side Dishes

Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad

Sautéed butternut squash, peppery greens, toasted walnuts, and creamy goat cheese make for a perfectly satisfying salad!

Yields

8 - 8 serving

Total Time

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. cubed, peeled butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 8 c. arugula about 8 oz.
  • 1/2 c. sliced red onions
  • 1/2 c. diced red peppers
  • 1/2 c. toasted walnuts
  • 1/2 c. goat cheese
  • 1/2 c. bottled balsamic salad dressing

Instructions

In microwave-safe bowl, combine squash with 1/4 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap; microwave in 5-min. intervals, stirring, until tender, about 10 min. Drain; pat dry with paper towels.

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add squash; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 4 min. Remove from heat; stir in salt. Cool.  

In bowl, toss arugula with onion, peppers, and walnuts; gently toss in squash. Divide among individual serving plates; dividing equally, sprinkle with cheese. Serve with dressing.

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