Warm Roast Butternut Squash, Red Onion & Feta Salad {Awesome for Autumn}

The combination of sweet roast butternut squash & salty feta cheese in this simple autumnal salad in amazing. Just add a bag of salad and a red onion and you can have a delicious meal in minutes. Roast sweet potato also works well in the place of butternut squash


Warm Roast Butternut Squash, Red Onion & Feta Salad {Awesome for Autumn}

  • Serves:  4

  • Time:  10 mins hands on time + 20 mins roasting time

  • Cost:  95p per serving

  • Calories:  368 per serving (not including dressing)


  • One butternut squash, 1kg, peeled & diced into 1 cm chunks

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1-2 red onions, sliced into wedges

  • 1 tsp dried sage

  • 1 large bag of salad, mixed leaves (e.g. watercress, rocket, spinach)

  • 200g feta cheese, cubed

  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts (optional)

  • Olive oil & balsamic vinegar for dressing

  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / gas mark 6 / 180 fan.

  2. Toss the prepared butternut squash and the onion wedges in the olive oil. Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet in one even layer. Sprinkle with dried sage, season to taste and roast for around 20 minutes until tender. Remove for the oven and leave to cool.

  3. Arrange the salad leaves evenly over four plates. Evenly distribute the squash and onion over the leaves, followed by the feta cheese and the pine nuts if using. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar (if you like) before serving.