Friday, July 24, 2015

Butternut Salad

Fresh, Tasty and Healthy, Just what the Doctor ordered ;-).  this salad recipe was kindly shared on by Shirin Ameer.


Butternut Salad

1/2 butternut, peeled and cubed or wedged and steam in very little water with a bit of brown sugar, till just before tender. Place in oven on grill for ten more minutes till soft. Season with salt, pepper and olive oil before placing in oven. Ensure there is no water residue. 

Dressing 
1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce 
2 tsp brown sugar 
1 -2 tbl vinegar
1 tsp liquid honey
Some finely chopped dhania
~Pour dressing over butternut when it comes out of the oven
Lettuce or rocket leaves
1/2 red onion finely sliced 
1 avo sliced or cubed 
Cream cheese dollops (I used sweet chilli cream cheese)
Fresh dhania chopped finely 

Topping
80 grams chopped pecans 
2 tbl sesame seeds 
2 tbl flaked almonds 
Roast above till pale gold

Set butternut over lettuce leaves.Top with onion, avo, cream cheese and dhania.Put nuts last.(Kindly Shared on by Aunty Shirin Ameer)