Arugula, Butternut, Pear and Sprout Salad
This salad combines the best flavors of the garden. With Arugula back in season. the last of the Tomatoes and Butternut Squash in abundance, this makes a great Farmers Market Salad. Very fresh in flavor and readily available in the fall. You will need only a few things, most available at your local Farmers Market or your own Vegetable and Herb Garden.
You will need: Butternut Squash, Arugula, Avocado, Pear, Shallot, Tomatoes, Celery, Italian Parsley, Chives and Sprouts
Roast the Butternut Squash, medium, at 450 degrees for 50 minutes. Peel, cool and cube; one pear and one shallot, thinly sliced; two ribs of celery, strings removed, and thinly sliced. Avocado and Tomatoes cut into chunks; Chop Italian Parsley and Chives and rinse your choice of sprouts. Combine all ingredients in a Salad Bowl and toss. Top with the Sprouts. Dress with Balsamic Vinaigrette or your choice of Salad dressing. Enjoy!