Shaved Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad

25 Sep

Fall has officially arrived! The season of colorful trees, crunchy leaves, cooler temperatures, and warmer clothes. Let’s not forget, the savory flavors of fall foods and drinks.

If you’re looking for some tasty inspiration, we have a few yummy recipes to kick-start your fall feasting:

Orecchiette with Sausage, Chard, and Parsnips
Savory Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Yummy Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Shaved Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad with Sunflower Seeds

Carrot Squash Salad


2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
2 teaspoons minced shallot
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 oz butternut squash (peeled)
3 small carrots (peeled)
¼ cup roasted, salted sunflower seeds
6 cups baby arugula

Vinaigrette Directions
In a small bowl, combine vinegar, whole grain mustard, minced shallot, ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, and ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper. Pour olive oil in slowly, while whisking ingredients together.

Salad Directions
Using a vegetable peeler, shave peeled carrots and peeled squash into a large bowl. Add arugula and sunflower seeds and toss. Pour vinaigrette evenly over salad, and toss until thoroughly coated. Sprinkle with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper.

Serve immediately.

Recipe makes approximately 4 servings.

Butternut Squash

Purchase Waltham Butternut Squash Seeds
10 g Seed Packet

1/4 lb Bulk Quantity


Scarlet Nantes Carrot

Purchase Scarlet Nantes Carrots Seeds
1 g Seed Packet

1/2 lb Bulk Quantity



Purchase Southern Giant Mustard Seeds
1 g Seed Packet

1 lb Bulk Quantity

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