Butternut Squash and Green Bean Succotash – “A Salad For Each Week” #46

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Last Saturday, I was at Whole Foods with a friend, and we grabbed an early lunch after a race to benefit Give Kids the World. As I was strolling along the salad bar, I came across their autumn version of succotash. I piled a heap on my plate, and when I sat down and tried a bite, I knew I had to recreate it! Butternut squash is high in vitamins A and C boosting eye health, anti-inflammatory benefits, and immune support, so eat away! 🙂

Butternut Squash and Green Bean Succotash

  • 1 butternut squash, cooked* and cubed

  • 3 cups fresh green beans, cut in half

  • 1 cup lima beans (I used frozen)

  • 1 cup organic corn (Again, I used frozen)

  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped

  • 1-2 garlic clove, minced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 Tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 

  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

  • Fresh parsley

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Place all vegetables (squash-onion) into a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and s&p, scatter on garlic, drizzle with oil and vinegar, and add in fresh parsley. Carefully stir to combine and coat thoroughly. Allow to chill at least 2 hours, preferably longer, if possible, for the flavors to marry. Makes about 8 – 10 servings. Serve alone or on top of your favorite lettuce.

*Slice in half, lengthwise. Scoop out seeds. Place flesh side down onto an oiled cookie sheet lined with foil. Bake at 350 for about 30 min or until slightly soft when squeezed. Cool and then cube.

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  2. Asian Purple Cabbage Slaw

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  5. Key Lime Corn and Black Bean Salad

  6. Green Bean, Tomato, and Mozzarella Pesto Salad

  7. “So Long Summer” Salad

  8. Pickle Salsa

  9. Gingery Broccoli and Carrot Salad

  10. Mediterranean Farro Salad

  11. Home Grown Kale and Pumpkin Seed Salad

  12. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Chutney Dressing

  13. Cranberry and Orange Quinoa Salad

  14. Southwest Ranch Dressing

  15. Marinated Mushrooms

  16. Fajita Quinoa

  17. Caesared Brussel Sprouts

  18. Fresh Argentinian Salad

  19. The “New Green” Salad

  20. Shrimp, Strawberry, and Feta Salad with Balsamic Chia Dressing

  21. Garden Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

  22. Cool Zucchini, Carrot, and Radish Salad

  23. Layered Greek Salad

  24. Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad

  25. Ginger Dressed Slaw

  26. Creamy Balsamic, Blueberry and Basil Spinach Salad

  27. Tangy Green Bean Salad

  28. Florida Summer Salad

  29. Avocado and Crab Salad

  30. Bella Salad

  31. Sweet Potato Home Fries

  32. Tomato and Carrot Balsamic Salad

  33. “The Southeast” Summer Salad

  34. Homemade Caesar Salad

  35. Creamy Caesar Salad

  36. Antipasto Pasta Salad

  37. Curried Cauliflower Sauté

  38. French Onion Green Beans

  39. Mason Jar Greek Salad

  40. Thanksgiving Salad

  41. Carrabba’s Creamy Parmesan Salad

  42. Breakfast Salad

  43. Broccoli and “Bacon” Salad

  44. Cucumber Salad

  45. Roasted Beet, Nut and Feta Salad

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