Sunday, January 31, 2016

Roasted Acorn Squash and Pea shoot Salad

This simple salad allows acorn squash to shine, I made it a few weeks ago with pea shoots and greens from my garden. I am excited to get the farm set up in the coming weeks and start planting feel free to follow along on Facebook - Ladybird Farm  I will be sure to blog about it also. 


  • one small acorn squash sliced 
  • a dash of balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste 
  • a dash of olive oil
  • a handful of salad greens 
  • a few sprigs of pea shoots 
  • one small orange segmented 
  • a few almonds 

  1. heat the oven to 400 degrees 
  2. place the sliced acorn squash on a baking sheet with a drizzle of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper and roast for 20-30 minutes until soft 
  3. mean while add a tablespoon of olive oil, a teaspoon of balsamic vinegar, the juice of an orange and a little salt and pepper to a salad dressing mixer and combine ingredients for the vinaigrette
  4. add a handful of seasonal salad greens to the plate with some orange segments and place the roasted acorn squash on top. One acorn squash should make 2-3 small salad plates 
  5. drizzle the vinaigrette on the top with a few almonds 
  6. enjoy  

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