Sleeping Frog Farms

Real Fruits and Vegetables – Cascabel, Arizona

Dandelion Salad w/ Pomegranate Seeds, Pine Nuts, & Delicata Squash

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Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 7 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 unpeeled medium delicata squash or 1 medium acorn squash, halved, seeded, cut into 24 wedges total
  • 1 pound dandelion greens, thick stems trimmed, leaves cut into 2-inch lengths (about 12 cups)1 1/2 cups pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted


Preparation

Whisk pomegranate juice and vinegars in bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Rewhisk before using.

Melt 2 teaspoons butter in heavy large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/3 of squash wedges. Cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes total. Transfer squash wedges to rimmed baking sheet. Repeat 2 more times with remaining butter and squash wedges. Sprinkle squash with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.)

Preheat oven to 450°F. Transfer squash to oven; bake 20 minutes.

Mix greens, pomegranate seeds, and pine nuts in large bowl. Toss with half of dressing. Divide among plates; top with squash. Drizzle with dressing.

 

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