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Kabocha Squash Salad with Walnuts

Kabocha Squash Salad with Walnuts

It's an easy salad made with sweet, dense kabocha squash combined with the nutty crunch of walnuts, plus healthy yogurt.

Ingredients

Kabocha squash
250 g
Walnuts
about 30 g
Mayonnaise
1 heaping tablespoon
Yogurt
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1/4 teaspoon
Salt
1 pinch (to season)
Onions
1/4
Cucumber
1/2
Salt
1 pinch (for the cucumber)

Steps

1. Cut up the kabocha squash, put into a heatproof container and microwave until tender. When cooked through, mash with a fork.
2. Crumble up the walnuts with your hands, put on a plate lined with a paper towel and microwave for 2 minutes. Leave to cool.
3. Slice the onion thinly and put in a bowl of cold water. Slice the cucumber thinly and sprinkle with a little salt.
4. Just before you mix them in, squeeze out the onion and cucumber very tightly. Squeeeeze!
5. Mix all the ingredients together to finish.
6. One user made this into croquettes!

Story Behind this Recipe

I added some crunch and nuttiness to the usual plain kabocha squash salad.