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posted: 9/4/2013 6:00 AM

Candied Acorn Squash Arugula Salad

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  • Acorn Squash Arugula Salad.

      Acorn Squash Arugula Salad.
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Beer vinaigrette

cup Goose Island Oktoberfest beer

apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

olive oil

Pepper to taste

Salt to taste


4 slices roasted acorn squash


Goat cheese, crumbled

1 medium tomato, chopped

Toasted pine nuts, for garnish

For the vinaigrette: In a medium bowl, mix together beer, vinegar and mustard. Slowly add the olive oil while continually stirring, add salt and pepper to taste.

For the salad: Toss arugula with your beer vinaigrette. This dish is all about the presentation: Place your squash circle in a dish, fill with arugula then toss on goat cheese crumbles, tomato and pine nuts.

Serves four.

Tina Garrett

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