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Octopus Salad with Butternut Squash, Feta Cheese

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Salads aren’t just for summer lunches. This octopus, butternut squash, and feta cheese salad brings a gourmet touch to make it perfect for any occasion.

Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Ideal for: Lunch, Dinner, Starter
Calories: 320

gourmet octopus salad with butternut squash and feta cheese

Ingredients

14 ounces of cooked el Rey del Pulpo Octopus
1 small butternut squash
5 ounces of feta cheese
2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds
A few sprigs of parsley
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Start by preheating the oven to 400°F. Cut the butternut squash into cubes and place them on a baking tray. Drizzle with a little olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and bake for about 20 minutes until they are tender and lightly browned.
  • While the squash is in the oven, slice the cooked octopus into rounds.
  • Assemble the salad: arrange the squash cubes on a plate, add the crumbled feta cheese, the slices of octopus, and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.
  • Dress with extra virgin olive oil, season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with chopped parsley for a burst of freshness.

octopus salad with butternut squash and feta cheese: Tips and Tricks

For a more flavorful squash, you can sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon before baking it.

Choose pre-cooked el Rey del Pulpo octopus to save time and ensure perfect texture.

If you prefer, you can lightly toast the pumpkin seeds to intensify their flavor.

And there you have it! A gourmet, healthy salad to enjoy at any time. If you enjoyed this recipe, don’t forget to check out our other octopus recipes. For instance, our Galician-Style Octopus is a classic you don’t want to miss.

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