Spinach & squash salad with coconut dressing

Roasted butternut squash, lime-marinated onions and spinach leaves dressed with coconut cream make the perfect winter buffet salad

Make the dressing. Whisk together the remaining lime juice, the zest, coconut cream, fish sauce and sugar. Cover and leave to infuse in the fridge for 10-15 mins, or until ready to serve. When...


  • 1 large butternut squash or pumpkin, deseeded but skin left on
  • 2 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oylProbably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  • 1 large red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 2 limes Lime ly-mThe same shape, but smaller than… , zest of 1, juice of both
  • ½ x 160ml can coconut cream
  • 2 tsp fish sauce Fish sauceA seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 x 100g bags baby leaf spinach Spinach spin-atchUsed in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

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