Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad -recipe image.

Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad

This Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad boasts tender pieces of pumpkin and onion roasted to bring out their sweetness and add a touch of toasted flavor. A sprinkle of fresh sage adds a note of reminiscent of a Thanksgiving dinner. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American, low-carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
cooling time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 139 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher



  1. Preheat oven to 450ยบ Fahrenheit. Prepare two rimmed baking sheets by coating with your oil of choice or lining with parchment. Combine avocado oil and fresh sage leaves in a large mixing bowl. 

    Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad -oil and sage in a bowl.
  2. Add the raw pumpkin and the red onion wedges to the oil and sage mixture and toss to coat.

  3. Divide the pumpkin and the red onion and spread evenly on the prepared baking sheets. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. 

    Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad -squash and onions on a plate.
  4. Bake the vegetables in the preheated oven, without stirring, until brown and tender, about 20 minutes. Allow to cool 10 minutes.

  5. In a medium bowl, toss kale with a few tablespoons of dressing. Arrange kale on a platter, then top with the roasted vegetables. Sprinkle with pecans. Drizzle remaining dressing over the top.

    Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad -Salad assembled in a wooden salad bowl.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information includes the Low-Carb Maple Mustard Vinaigrette.

Nutritional information does not include any optional salt.

Serving size: 1/6th of the recipe

Per serving:

6 grams net carbs

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Roasted Pumpkin Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 140mg6%
Potassium 365mg10%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 6950%139%
Vitamin C 30.5%37%
Calcium 50%5%
Iron 1.1%6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.