This Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing celebrates the bounty of the season in a beautiful combination of tastes and textures. From crunchy toasted pecans to tender roasted acorn squash, crisp juicy apples to tart dried cranberries, it’s a healthy Thanksgiving side dish that won’t weigh you down!
For the Pumpkin Goddess Dressing: 1 cup plain Greek-style yogurt 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon maple syrup ½ cup sour cream or plain Greek-style yogurt ? cup pure pumpkin puree (I used the canned version) 1 teaspoon minced garlic (or about ¼ - ½ teaspoon garlic powder) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dried thyme leaves ¼ teaspoon cinnamon For the Salad: 1 acorn squash, plus olive oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt for roasting* 1 apple, thinly sliced ½ cup toasted pecans ¼ cup dried cranberries 1 pkg. (5-6 ounces) mixed salad greens (you can use any blend that you prefer, but I like a mix that includes broccoli slaw, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and chicory)
For the dressing: Place all ingredients in a blender and combine. Chill until ready to use.
To roast the acorn squash: preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and set ... See the full directions on my site
Sodium 298mg 12% DV
Fat 9g 15% DV
Protein 2g 5% DV
Carbs 21g 7% DV
Fiber 3g 12% DV
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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