Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Apple, Squash and Coconut Salad

This unusual flavor combination makes a salad with a difference!

Author: Fresh Finesse
Date: November 15, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

    1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes
    3 red apples, diced
    50 g cashews, toasted
    1 Tbsp freshly chopped coriander
    1/4 cup shredded coconut, toasted
    1 tsp grated ginger
    1 cup lowfat coconut milk (preferably 98.5% fat free)
    1/2 cup lemon juice
    2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce

Directions:

    Steam, boil or microwave squash cubes until tender. Combine squash, apples, cashews, coriander and coconut in a serving bowl.

    Place ginger, coconut milk, lemon juice and soy sauce in a separate bowl. Mix well. Pour dressing over salad. Toss well to combine.

Variations:

    Serve as an accompaniment to grilled or baked chicken or fish.

    Serving suggestion is not included in nutritional information.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:296 cals
Kilojoules:1,230 kJ
Fat:12.0 g
Carbohydrates:27.0 g
Protein:11.0 g
Cholesterol:3.0 mg
Sodium:336 mg
Saturated Fat:5.0 g
Fiber:6.0 g
Calcium:31.5 mg
Total Sugars:27.0 g

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