Warm Winter Squash Salad

Between Thanksgiving and weekends filled with holiday parties, we figured you might need a break from all those heavy holiday meals. So, we whipped up this delicious Warm Winter Squash Salad that strikes that perfect balance between light & refreshing and winter warmth.

Warm Winter Squash Salad

Between Thanksgiving and weekends filled with holiday parties, we figured you might need a break from all those heavy holiday meals. So, we whipped up this delicious Warm Winter Squash Salad that strikes that perfect balance between light & refreshing and winter warmth.

2-4Serves
30 minCook
10 minPrep
Ingredients

Salad:

1 8oz pouch Daring Original Plant Chicken

5 cups baby kale

3 medium carrots, halved

2 zucchinis, quartered and sliced

1 cup crispy chow mein noodles

Dressing:

1/3 cup rice vinegar

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

1 tablespoon honey

Step 1

Heat a frying pan on high heat, then reduce to medium. Drizzle with 1-2 tbsp cooking oil and sear the Daring Original Pieces for 2-3 minutes per side. They are done when they have a nice golden-brown color to them.

Step 2

Halve the carrots. Then quarter the zucchini lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Lightly oil a baking sheet and roast at 450 degrees for 25 minutes.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar, hoisin sauce, canola oil, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil until combined.

Step 4

In a salad bowl, add baby kale, then Daring, carrots, and zucchini and chow mein noodles. Top with dressing and enjoy!