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Serving: 10

From the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter, Issue #92 (September 12th, 2020 – January 6th, 2021).

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1. PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. WASH hands with soap and running water.
3. LINE 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray.
4. TOSS bread with 1 tablespoon olive oil, teaspoon pepper and teaspoon salt in a bowl.
5. SPREAD bread out in a single layer on one baking sheet.
6. If chopping butternut squash, SCRUB with clean vegetable brush under running water. If butternut squash is prechopped, there is no need to rinse.
7. Gently RUB onion under running water and CHOP.
8. In same bowl as bread, TOSS butternut squash with onion, 1 tablespoon olive oil, teaspoon pepper and teaspoon salt. SPREAD out in a single layer on other baking sheet.
9. PLACE both baking sheets in oven. BAKE bread until golden in color and crisp to touch, about 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
10. Continue baking squash until caramelized and tender, about 15 minutes longer.
11. Allow bread and squash to COOL.
12. REMOVE ribs from greens and TEAR greens into 1-inch pieces, equaling 8 cups.
13. PLACE greens in bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon canola oil.
14. PLACE 1 cup hot water and dried cherries in a small bowl. Let SOAK until rehydrated and drain. Roughly CHOP and ADD with squash and toasted bread to bowl with greens. TOSS to combine.
15. If squeezing fresh lemon for juice, gently RUB lemon under running water before cutting.
16. COMBINE hot sauce, lemon juice, brown sugar, garlic, remaining 3 tablespoons canola oil, remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, remaining teaspoon pepper and remaining teaspoon salt in a small bowl.
17. About 10 minutes before serving, TOSS greens mixture with dressing on a large platter and SPRINKLE with fresh thyme.
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Nutrition Facts

Calories 250
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 550 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 3 g
Recipe and image from CHABASO Bakery. Visit for New Year&rsquo
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