Holiday Salad with Pomegranate Ginger Vinaigrette

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Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

I found this recipe on How Sweet Eats blog and I've make a few minor changes only because I did not have all the ingredients listed. This salad is a wonderful showcase salad and is absolutely perfect for the holiday table. Not to mention it's very tasty too.


Check out: howsweeteats.com/...mn-arugula-salad for the original recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 to 4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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2 Tbsp
coconut oil
1
acorn squash, cut in 1/2-inch rings (remove seeds and cut rings in half)
salt and pepper to taste
honey
1/2 c
coarsley chopped pecans, toasted
1 pkg
(8-oz) baby kale & spinach blend
1
avocado, sliced
1
seedless cucumber, cut in half long ways and then slice into half moons
1
pomegranate, arils removed

POMERGRANATE GINGER VINAIGRETTE

1/3 c
pomegrante juice
1/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp
freshly grated ginger
1 clove
garlic
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/3 c
olive oil

How to Make Holiday Salad with Pomegranate Ginger Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  • 1Add coconut oil to a large skillet; heat over medium heat.
  • 2Sprinkle salt and pepper over squash slices; add to hot skillet. Drizzle a little honey over squash. Cook about 5 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3Toast pecans in a small skillet over med/low heat about 5 minutes.
  • 4Place salad greens in a large bowl; add avocado, pomegranate arils, cucumber, pecans and squash. Serve with Pomegranate Dressing.
  • 5POMERGRANATE GINGER DRESSING:
    Combine all ingredients in a blender (or bullet) and blend until combined. Keep in fridge up to 1 week.

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About Holiday Salad with Pomegranate Ginger Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Dressings
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Healthy




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