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Warm Butternut Squash & Crispy Bacon Salad

Warm Butternut Squash & Crispy Bacon Salad

Serves 4 - The title kinda says it all doesn’t it?

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cups butternut squash, cut into a 3/4 inch dice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • One 4-5 ounce bag salad greens

Directions

  1. Combine syrup, vinegar and oil - whisk well, season with salt and pepper and set aside
  2. Put squash in a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of water, cover with plastic wrap (making a couple small knife slits in the plastic) and microwave until softened but not mushy, approximately 4 minutes
  3. Cook bacon in a non-stick pan until just getting crispy, remove excess oil and add squash - cook until squash just begins to brown, remove from heat
  4. Put greens in a bowl, add squash & bacon and toss with some of the dressing - plate
Warm Butternut Squash & Crispy Bacon Salad

Warm Butternut Squash & Crispy Bacon Salad

Serves 4 - The title kinda says it all doesn’t it?

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cups butternut squash, cut into a 3/4 inch dice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • One 4-5 ounce bag salad greens

Directions

  1. Combine syrup, vinegar and oil - whisk well, season with salt and pepper and set aside
  2. Put squash in a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of water, cover with plastic wrap (making a couple small knife slits in the plastic) and microwave until softened but not mushy, approximately 4 minutes
  3. Cook bacon in a non-stick pan until just getting crispy, remove excess oil and add squash - cook until squash just begins to brown, remove from heat
  4. Put greens in a bowl, add squash & bacon and toss with some of the dressing - plate