Fall Harvest Sausage Salad
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Fall Harvest Sausage Salad

This Fall Harvest Sausage Salad is full of flavor; butternut squash, quinoa, goat cheese, cranberries, almonds, chicken sausage. It is finished off with an easy lime dressing. Perfect for meal prep or fast dinner. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, Meal Prep, salad, Sausage
Servings: 4 meals
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

Salad Base

  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 1 package al fresco Rotisserie Style Chicken Sausage
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa we used the pre-cooked frozen kind
  • 1 cup frozen butternut squash cubes
  • 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries no added sugar

For the dressing*

  • 4 tbsp. avocado oil can sub olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp.. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. paprika
  • salt & pepper if desired

Instructions

  • Cook your frozen quinoa according to package directions.
  • Cook your butternut squash according to package directions.
  • While those are cooking, slice your al fresco Rotisserie Style Chicken Sausage into rings.
  • Evenly divide your mixed greens between 4 meal prep containers
  • Evenly divide your remaining salad ingredients between your 4 containers.
  • Either toss each containers ingredients or put the top on and shake to mix.

For the dressing

  • Add all ingredients to a jar, place the lid on the jar and shake to mix.

To serve

  • Evenly divide the dressing between 4 small plastic containers and place inside the salad container.
  • Drizzle the dressing over your salad just before eating.

Notes

*You can also use your favorite store bought dressing in place of making your own at home. However, this dressing comes together in less than 5 minutes. 

Nutrition

Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 26.8g | Fat: 28.5g | Fiber: 6.4g