Butternut Squash and Quinoa Side Dish

Butternut Squash and Quinoa Side Dish
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 142.3
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 5.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g

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Number of Servings: 16


    1 butternut squash peeled, hulled and diced (about 6c)
    1 tsp olive oil
    1.5 cups quinoa
    3 cups water
    .5 cup dried crandberries
    .5 cup unsalted, roasted cashews

    2 TBSP orange juice
    1 TBSP olive oil
    .5 TBSP honey


If you use agave instead of the honey you will make this vegan.


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix squash with the tsp olive oil. Spread on cookie sheet and place in oven about 30 minutes

While squash is cooking, cook quinoa in the water. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes. Decrease heat to a simmer and simmer 20 minutes or until water is completely absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.

In large bowl combine the quinoa with the squash, cranberries and cashews.

In small bowl whisk together the dressing ingredients. Add to squash mixture and toss to coat.

Serving Size: 16 .5-cup servings

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