A tasty and filling winter salad, nutrient packed from all the richly coloured vegebtables. This could be served as a side dish or add lentils or beans for some extra protein, or just alone would be a delicious and easy meal in itself
Serves 4 as a side dish or 2 as a main course.
2 medium beetroot
1 small squash, peeled & cut into cm cubes
1 tbsp coconut oil
200g kale, washed and chopped ( de stalk too if you prefer)
2 tbsp olive oil
30g walnuts, roasted
1 clove garlic
150ml olive oil
juice 1 lemon
Pre heat the oven, 200 degrees celsius. While the oven is heating roast your walnuts for 10 minutes until golden inside, roughly chop and set aside.
Steam the beetroot until just tender, about 20-30 minutes depending on their size. Once cool enough to handle, peel and cut into small cubes cubes.
Once the oven is hot, roast your squash on a lined baking tray with the coconut oil for about 30 minutes until golden..
While your vegetables are cooking make your dressing. Blitz in a food processor or food blender until ingredients are finely chopped but with a little texture.
Chop the washed kale and massage with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large mixing bowl. Once the vegetables are ready mix them through the kale, add the walnuts to your salad along with 150ml of the dressing, season the salad with salt and pepper.
Serve with extra dressing on the side to drizzle.