Delicious Summer Salad

 

With its beautiful colors and pleasing balance of textures and flavors, this dish is bound to become one of your most requested recipes. Serve it either as a first course or a side dish to a fall or winter meal. Enjoy this wonderful dish any time, recipe compliments of Whole Foods Kitchen.

Ingredients:

        1/4  cup blue cheese crumbles

        3  tablespoons lemon juice

        Salt and ground black pepper to taste

1 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

        1/2   small red onion, thinly sliced

        1 (5 ounce) package baby spinach

        4  cups cubed and roasted butternut squash, warmed

Use a fork to mash together blue cheese and lemon juice in a large bowl to make a thick smooth dressing. Season with salt and pepper; set aside. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add spinach and cook, tossing often, until slightly wilted and warm, 1 to 2 minutes more. Transfer contents of skillet to bowl with dressing, add squash, salt and pepper and toss to combine.

Nutritional Info:
Per Serving:220 calories (70 from fat), 7g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 5g protein
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