Couscous Salad with Butternut Squash and Cranberries

This recipe makes a lot, can be served warm or cool, and keeps well, so this is the perfect make-ahead potluck dish. The sweet flavor of the roasted squash make it equally fitting to serve for brunch or a side dish at dinner. You can also make a batch on Sunday and have lunches all set for the entire week.

couscous salad w butternut squash cranberries

There are a lot of parts to this dish, but you’ll find it comes together surprisingly quickly. While the squash and onions are roasting, you can plump the cranberries and make the couscous. All that’s left is to toss everything together with the vinaigrette. You’ll find that the salad is even better the second day after the flavors have had time to mingle.

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Serves 8-10

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Fresh Mozzarella & Tomato Salad

Fresh, creamy mozzarella and crisp, juicy cherry tomatoes are a perfect combination. Add a red wine vinegar dressing with the bite of a little bit of garlic. Toss with some minced fresh parsley and you have a great, simple salad that is ready in no time at all. The hardest part is letting it marinate for 15 minutes before you eat it.Mozzarella-Tomato-Salad

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS
Salad:

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