Adorable Thanksgiving Salad with Butternut Squash "Turkey"

TWO HEALTHY KITCHENS
18Ingredients
50Minutes
290Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 butternut squash (ideally, approx. 2 - 2 1/2 pounds and 8-10 inches tall)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (divided)
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce (about 9 ounces, rinsed and dried)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (coarsely, toasted if desired)
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese (about a heaping 1/3 cup from a 4-ounce log of cheese)
  • 2 pecan halves (for turkey's feet)
  • goat cheese (for eye balls)
  • 2 cloves (for eyes)
  • red pepper (to make waddle)
  • butternut squash (triangular piece of raw, for beak)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (smooth, see gluten free note if needed)
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
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    NutritionView More

    290Calories
    Sodium13% DV320mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs8% DV24g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories290Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium320mg13%
    Potassium500mg14%
    Protein7g14%
    Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate24g8%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A270%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium20%
    Iron15%

    * 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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