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Eat Smart’s Sweet Kale Salad gets a fall-inspired spin with the addition of roasted butternut squash, pears and pecans. Perfect for these cooler months!

I mentioned not too long ago how much my family loves this Sweet Kale Salad and now we’re back with another tasty combination that’s perfect for your holiday spread.

During fall and winter, when the weather cools down and comfort foods fill our diets, I always crave something fresh. I absolutely love winter squash – like butternut, acorn and delicata – and roasting it brings out a natural sweetness that can’t be denied.

The great thing about the Sweet Kale Salad from Eat Smart® is that it comes already packed with so many great ingredients including kale, green cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, chicory, roasted pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries, plus a classic poppyseed dressing, making it easy to turn into a meal!

For this tasty, fall salad, we’re pairing all the deliciousness of the Sweet Kale Salad with roasted butternut squash (although you can use any roasted winter squash or even sweet potatoes), fresh pears and crunchy pecans.

To find the Sweet Kale Salad or Eat Smart’s other salad kits in a store near you, visit their website and type in your zip code.

Roasted Butternut Squash Sweet Kale Salad

Amanda Keefer
Eat Smart's Sweet Kale Salad gets a fall-inspired spin with the addition of roasted butternut squash, pears and pecans. Perfect for these cooler months!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Salads
Servings 4 servings
Calories 226 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small butternut squash
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 bag sweet kale salad
  • 1 medium pear diced
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Peel squash. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Slice into ½-inch thick slices, then cube.
  • Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Lay single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway, until browned and tender.
  • Assemble salad with packaged toppings and dressing. Top with roasted squash, apples and pecans.

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 4gFat: 12gSodium: 129mgFiber: 7gSugar: 17g
Keyword fall, salad
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