Warm Squash & Rocket Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette Recipe

Warm Squash & Rocket Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette Recipe

How To Make Warm Squash & Rocket Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups rocket (arugula) leaves
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • garlic vinaigrette:
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

  2. In a large baking tray, toss the butternut squash cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast for 20-25 minutes until tender and slightly caramelized.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the minced garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.

  4. In a serving bowl, arrange the rocket leaves. Top with the roasted butternut squash cubes.

  5. Drizzle the garlic vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat.

  6. Sprinkle the toasted pumpkin seeds and crumbled feta cheese over the salad.

  7. Serve warm and enjoy!


  • Calories : 210kcal
  • Total Fat : 15g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 8mg
  • Sodium : 96mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 18g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 5g
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