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Crunchy Butternut Salad

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Ingredients:

½ butternut peeled & cubed (1 ½ cup when cooked)

½ red onion finely sliced

1 avo cubed

Feta cheese cubed

Fresh dhania chopped (handful)

Dressing:

¼ cup sweet chilli sauce 

2 tsp brown sugar

1 tsp fine red chilli powder

1 - 2tblsp vinegar

1 tsp honey

Topping:

80 grams chopped pecan nuts

2 tblsp sesame seeds

2 tblsp flaked almonds

Olive oil to fry nuts

Method:

Salt & oil cubed butternut, bake in moderate oven till cooked (not to soft)

Pour dressing over butternut & red onion (allow to marinate)

Fry nuts in olive oil till golden (separately) 

Add remaining salad ingredients before salad is served

Toss salad lightly

Top with nut mixture

Serve on a bed of rocket/lettuce (optional)

Serve at room temperature

Dress butternut while still warm