Arugula Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Prosciutto

Arugula Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Prosciutto

Serves 6 to 8

A showering of ricotta salata and chopped walnuts garnishes this fresh autumn salad. Serve as an appetizer or complete meal for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients: 
  • 4 cups (1-inch) cubes peeled and seeded butternut squash
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups arugula
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 pound sliced prosciutto
  • 1/4 pound ricotta salata, shaved with a vegetable peeler into shards
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts
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Method: 

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Toss squash with 3 tablespoons of oil, salt and pepper, and transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, tossing occasionally, until golden brown and tender, 30 to 40 minutes; set aside to let cool to room temperature.

Toss arugula in a large bowl with remaining 2 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper, then arrange on plates. Top with squash and prosciutto, and garnish with ricotta salata and walnuts. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:260 calories (170 from fat), 19g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 630mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 11g protein
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