Serves 6

One serving equals 1 starch, 1 ½ vegetable, ½ fat, 1 extra

Comfort food does not have to be greasy and deep fried. This delicious Roasted Squash and Vegetable Quinoa recipe is perfect for those chilly nights!

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups squash, chopped
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion
  • 1 cup cucumbers, chopped
  • ½ cup red peppers, chopped
  • ½ cup yellow peppers, chopped
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • Dressing
  • ½ cup lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400ᵒF. Add chopped squash to baking pan and coat in olive oil. Bake in oven for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until squash can be easily pierced with a fork. While squash bakes chop vegetables and place in large bowl. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Add cooked squash and quinoa to bowl of chopped vegetables. In a small jar combine all dressing components, shake to combine. Pour dressing over quinoa and vegetables.


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