Grilled Vegetable Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, and a Fresh Herb Lemon Dressing

Ingredients

  1. 2 zucchini sliced (1/2 inch thick slices)
  2. 1 butternut squash cubed
  3. 1 red onion sliced (1/4 thick)
  4. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  5. 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  6. 1 cup fresh spinach cut in strips
  7. 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
  8. 1/2 cup kalamata olives halved
  9. 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped
  10. 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  11. For Dressing:
  12. 1/2 cup olive oil
  13. Juice of 1 lemon
  14. to taste Salt
  15. to taste Pepper

Steps

  1. Turn BBQ on high heat and allow to reach at least 500 degrees F. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over butternut squash and add salt and pepper to taste. Line baking sheet with tin foil and bake butternut squash until all sides are golden brown and crispy (about 25-30 min)

  3. Drizzle zucchini and onions with 2 tablespoon olive oil, salt, and pepper. Grill until bottom is charred then flip and grill until the other side is charred (about 3 min on each side)

  4. To assemble, mix zucchini, onions, roasted butternut squash, herbs, spinach, feta, and tomatoes in a large bowl

  5. Mix the ingredients for the dressing and pour over vegetables. You may need to add more. Add salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy on it’s own, over a bed of lettuce or with a side of your favorite grain!

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