Whole30 and Gluten Free Butternut Squash and Sausage Salad

Whole30 Compliant and Gluten Free

 

Ingredients:

  • 1lb of ground pork
  • 1T dried sage
  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg- I use whole and grate it with a microplane
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 cups of kale
  • 1 bag of pre-washed mixed greens
  • 1lb of pre chunked butternut squash
  • marinated red onions- see @nocrumbsleft for recipe.

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Place the squash on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, face up and drizzle with olive oil on the top
  3. Place in oven and let roast for 35 minutes.
  4. While squash is roasting, take a bowl and mix together seasonings, pork, kale, and egg white.
  5. After 35 minutes remove the squash from the oven. Let it cool down.
  6. Sauté the Sausage mixture with kale in a cast iron skillet with a drizzle of olive oil.
  7. Once sautéed, add squash.  Mix together and let it warm through.
  8. Place a large spoonful of the mixture over a bed of greens.
  9. Top with marinated onions. This salad is best eaten warm.IMG_7729

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