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Warm Roasted Kale & Butternut Crunch Salad

Salads are not just for summer and they definitely do not have to be boring - especially with this super tasty, nutrient packed warm kale and butternut crunch salad. Everyone will have lunch envy! 

Sugar, dairy, gluten free and also vegan friendly

What you need (makes enough for 2 people): 

  • 200g kale - washed chopped and tough pieces removed 
  • 380g Butternut squash - peeled and chopped into large slices 
  • 1 x 250g pouch of cooked beluga Lentils
  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate seeds 
  • 2 tablespoons flaked almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Hunter & Gather avocado oil
  • Himalayan Salt / Pepper 


For the dressing:

  • 1 clove crushed garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon Hunter & Gather avocado oil
  • Himalayan salt/ Pepper 


What You Do:

1) Spread the kale on a baking sheet drizzle with the avocado oil, season with salt and roast for 10 minutes at 210 degrees. You will have to do this in two batches. 

2) Drizzle the squash with avocado oil, season and roast at 210 degrees for 20-25 minutes. 

3) Shake the dressing ingredients in a jar - an empty Avocado Oil Mayonnaise jar works great for this. 

4) Mix all of the salad ingredients in a large bowl, drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and almonds. 


salad on white background with kale and avo oil


This recipe has been created for Hunter & Gather by the wonderfully talented Mandy - do check out her webpage and Instagram @simplyfoodbymandy for other tasty recipes and food inspiration. 

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