Recipe: Chicken and Butternut Squash over Mixed Greens

With the leaves falling, the weather getting cooler and fall creeping upon us, this dish gives us all the best feels of autumn. A warm comfort food, this chicken and butternut squash is a great way to welcome the changing of the seasons and likely to become a staple in your home.

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Chicken and Butternut Squash over Mixed Greens

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 1 hour

Active Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • whole roasted chicken – 8 ounce
  • butternut squash – 4 ounce
  • mixed greens – 3/4 cup
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 1 1/8 teaspoon
  • lemon juice – 1/4 teaspoon
  • dijon mustard – 1/8 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel butternut squash, scoop out the seeds, and small dice.
  3. Toss with half of the olive oil, salt, pepper, and roast for 40 minutes or until tender.
  4. Remove chicken breast from whole roasted chicken and thinly slice.
  5. Whisk remaining olive oil, lemon juice, and dijon.
  6. Toss mixed greens with dressing.
  7. Plate salad greens, top with butternut squash, and sliced chicken.

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