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Roasted Squash with Walnuts

Do You know that squash is considered a fruit.This Roasted Squash with Walnuts is definitely healthy and perfect for your appetizer.
Squash is high in vitamins A, B6, and C, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus, and potassium. That's a serious nutritional power-packed veggie. Yellow squash is also rich in manganese.
This mineral helps to boost bone strength and helps the body's ability to process fats and carbohydrates.Walnuts are rich in heart-healthy fats and high in antioxidants.
What's more, regularly eating walnuts may improve brain health and reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. These nuts are easily incorporated into your diet, as they can be eaten on their own or added to many different foods.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Low carb
Servings 4
Calories 140 kcal

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Roll pan
  • teaspoon
  • Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 butternut squash or 1 package (20-ounce peeled butternut squash)
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 20 oz. Brussels sprouts
  • 1 c. walnuts
  • 1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. pecorino romano cheese

Instructions
 

  • Cut squash into 1/2 chunks, In a roll pan put squash , shallots, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to evenly coat. roast for 25 minutes until tender. Using a slicer cut brussels sprouts crosswise into very thin slices. In a large bowl toss sprouts, walnuts, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil until well mixed. Spread on serving platter. Top with squash mixture and Pecorino shavings.

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