Couscous Salad With Roasted Butternut Squash

Oct, 11, 2018

Couscous Salad With Roasted Butternut Squash

17 Ingredients

710 Calories

40 Minutes

If you want to change your traditional salad for another healthy dish, this couscous salad could be a great fit! Beautiful colors, textures, flavors and perfect for your nutrition.

Ingredients:

๐Ÿ”ธ1 butternut squash

๐Ÿ”ธ2 tablespoons olive oil

๐Ÿ”ธSalt

๐Ÿ”ธPepper

๐Ÿ”ธ1 1/2 cups pearl couscous (if you canโ€™t find, replace it by orzo pasta or the traditional couscous).

๐Ÿ”ธ3 cups baby spinach

๐Ÿ”ธ1/2 cup red onions (thinly sliced)

๐Ÿ”ธ1/2 cup dried cranberries

๐Ÿ”ธ1/2 cup toasted pecans

๐Ÿ”ธ3 tablespoons orange juice

๐Ÿ”ธ1 tablespoon dijon mustard

๐Ÿ”ธ1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

๐Ÿ”ธ3 tablespoons honey

๐Ÿ”ธ2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

๐Ÿ”ธ1/3 cup olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven. Peel and dice the butternut squash and place them on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and olive oil. Roast them during 20-25 minutes in the oven.

  2. Prepare the couscous (see package for cooking time and instructions).

  3. For the dressing, pour the orange juice, mustard, garlic powder, apple cider, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a mason jar. Screw on the lid and shake. Add salt and pepper if needed.

  4. In the bowl of your choice, bring together all the ingredients of the salad and gently add the serving.

  5. Ready to eat!