Roasted Pumpkin Salad With Lentils and Goat Cheese

Roasted Pumpkin Salad With Lentils and Goat Cheese

This hearty salad topped with lentils and fresh pumpkin is perfect for fall and winter months. In other seasons, replace the pumpkin with sweet potato.

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Roasted Pumpkin Salad With Lentils and Goat Cheese

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 34 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 229 kcal


  • 1 lb. raw pumpkin, cut into medium-sized cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 4 tsp. olive oil, divided use
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • tsp. pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 4 cups fresh arugula (or mixed baby greens)
  • 2 cups cooked green lentils
  • 2 Tbsp. crumbled soft goat cheese (½ oz.)
  • 2 Tbsp. raw pumpkin seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

  2. Combine pumpkin, 1 tsp. oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; mix well.

  3. Arrange pumpkin mixture on baking pan.

  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, stir; continue baking for 10 to 12 additional minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Cool.

  5. While pumpkin is baking, combine lime juice, maple syrup, and mustard in a small bowl; whisk to blend.

  6. Slowly add remaining 3 tsp. oil, whisking continuously until blended. Set aside.

  7. Evenly divide arugula between four serving plates. Top evenly with lentils, baked pumpkin, cheese, and pumpkin seeds.

  8. Drizzle evenly with dressing.

Recipe Notes

Tip: Learn how to cook lentils here.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Pumpkin Salad With Lentils and Goat Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 580mg25%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 12g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
½ Protein
½ Legume/Tuber Carb
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb
1 Fat
½ Protein

Body Beast Portions
1 Legume
1 Vegetable
1 Protein
1 Fat

Portion Fix Containers
2 Green
1 Yellow
½ Orange
1 tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!
Add more veggies and a protein to make a great lunch. For the vegan plan, add more veggies to make a great lunch.

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