Harissa Roasted Butternut Squash, with Mango, Feta and Red Onion Salad


Mmmmm YUM!
A strange combination - but it works!

I peeled and cubed one butternut squash then put it in a roasting tin and mixed in some oil and Rose Harissa paste (a good dollop). Anyone in the UK you can buy this in Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.
I then gave it a good mix to coat the squash, then roasted it in the oven at 200C/400F for about 30 minutes, basting with the Harissa oil every now and then, until it was nicely cooked though.
If a knife will insert easily, then it's done.......
Actually, though, I just got a cube out and ate it! That's the way to tell if somethings cooked - unless of course, it happens to be chicken, then......eek! Nooooo don't do it!

Anyway, I then left it to cool while I peeled and sliced one mango. I then sliced some red onion and cubed some feta. I piled the lot on top of some rocket and other salad leaves and drizzled with a little olive oil......Very Yummy indeedy!

PS: Anyone in the UK - The mangoes were £1.59 in Sainsbury's and 'Buy one get one free' lol

7 comments

  1. Ya know what's comin' don't ya? This salad is pure 'harissa-ment" yet so very "feta-bulous"!

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  2. Yummy, yummy indeedy Jan. that looks fabulous!! Where did you buy the rose harissa? Can you make that at home? Inquiring minds want to know!:)

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  3. This sounds really god! What a great flavour combination!

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  4. Peter - You're getting good at this LOL

    Kevin - Thanks, I must say it does all go together very nicley.

    Raquel - I bought Rose Harissa in the supermarket. Here's a link to the brand.
    http://www.belazu.com/details/rose-harissa.html

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  5. I have a thing about butternut squash at the moment and this looks so perfect!

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  6. Jan, that salad looks a treat. I love fruit in salads especially mango's and pineapple they marry really well with the greens.

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  7. You like a lot of bite, don't you. Growing chilies is very rewarding...

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Thanks for taking the time to comment - much appreciated.
Cheers
Jan




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