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Cozy Winter Salad Recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

A Cozy Winter Salad Recipe Your Family will Love

A delicious combination of kale, butternut squash, farro, pecans, Parm and pomegranate seeds are topped with your favorite dressing for the perfect winter salad.

Course Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3-4 cups baby kale
  • 1 cup cooked farro {quick cooking works great}
  • 1 cup roasted butternut squash {diced}
  • 1/2 cup pecans {chopped}
  • 1/4-1/3 cup dressing {I prefer Balsamic vinaigrette}
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. In a large bowl add baby kale, top with cooked farro, roasted butternut squash*** and pecans. Add dressing and toss salad until coated.

  2. To serve**: Plate 1/4 of prepared salad and top with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese and 1 tablespoon of pomegranate seeds. Enjoy.

  3. **If you are going to serve this family style then you can add the Parmesan cheese and pomegranate seeds directly to the salad and serve.

  4. ***To roast butternut squash: Take diced butternut squash and put onto a baking sheet. Drizzle squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, toss to coat. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.