Kale & Butternut Squash

November and December are months were you really need to come up with amazing side dishes

to compliment that turkey or ham or whatever meat you are cooking for the big feast.  This is a vitamin-packed dish that includes some amazing superfoods. Kale is a family favourite, D eats loads of it at her childcare and she loves it, so its great to make it at home too :). I made this for a week night meal a few weeks ago, and thought I should share this, especially if you are in need of some inspiration for a side dish idea. I highly recommend this Рit tastes great and its just so good for you! haha

Enjoy!

November and December are months were you really need to come up with amazing side dishes

Summary

    Ingredients

    3 cups of butternut squash cut into cubes
    4 cups kale chopped
    1 medium onion diced
    2 tbsps dried cranberries
    2 cloves garlic minced
    2 tbsps lemon juice
    1 tsp grated lemon zest
    1/4 cup of toasted chopped nuts like almonds , walnuts , pecans , pistachios
    1/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese
    2 tbsps Olive Oil
    to taste Salt and Pepper

    Steps

    1. Heat the oil in a pan, and add the onion and garlic and saute for a few mins
    2. Next add the squash and cook on medium low heat until the squash is lightly browned
    3. and almost tender. This took me around 7-10mins
    4. Add the chopped kale, lemon zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper and continue to
    5. cook till the squash has cooked through and the kale has wilted
    6. Once done, transfer to a serving bowl and add the cranberries and nuts and toss to combine
    7. Sprinkle with the crumbled feta… SERVE!

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