Harvest Salad with Glazed Butternut Squash, Pearl Onions and Warm Apple Cider Vinaigrette

butternut squash and pearl onions

Butternut squash and pearl onions are having a party in this Harvest Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette to celebrate Melissa’s Produce Fall Challenge with the San Diego Food Bloggers.  The colors of the holidays are already dancing together as the cranberries and pine nuts peek through the lettuce and herb mix like tiny ornaments.

butternut squash and rosemary

 

A group of San Diego Food Bloggers, organized by Barbara of BarbaraCooks.com,  are sharing our recipes today.  Each of us is eagerly wondering what everyone will  come up with for this Melissa’s Produce challenge.  Here’s how it works:  Melissa’s Produce sends us each a box of assorted items to use in a recipe.   We choose at least 3 of the items and add only 1-2 other items to make our dish.

Melissa's-Ingredients

Those of you who know me well are already shaking your heads, because you know that I have been obsessing over what to make and which items to use for days already.  Thank you, Melissa’s Produce!  I loved everything in the box!  Dutch yellow potatoes for roasting,  a fresh butternut squash, fresh shallots and pearl onions,  peeled and steamed baby potatoes, fava beans, black-eyed peas, and garbanzo beans….plus pine nuts and dried cranberries!  What would you make if you received these items?   Continue reading

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