Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette
Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Roasted butternut squash, cranberries, and shallots are folded into fluffy quinoa and tossed with a cider Dijon vinaigrette for a side dish that's perfect for the fall and holiday season. Top with toasted pecans and goat cheese for extra crunch, creaminess, and flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup apple cider
    • 1 tablespoon whole grain Dijon mustard
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • Freshly ground pepper, (to taste)
    • Cooking spray
    • 4 cups diced butternut squash ((~1 1/2 pounds))
    • 2 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon olive oil, (divided)
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen whole cranberries ((~6 ounces))
    • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
    • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
    • 1 cup uncooked white quinoa
    • 2 cups water
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced sage ((cut chiffonade style))
    • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans ((optional))
    • 2 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese ((optional))

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 134 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.49%
    • Sodium: 161 mg 6.72%
    • Calcium: 37 mg 3.69%
    • Potassium: 285 mg 8.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 19 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.17%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 99.45%
    • Vitamin C 20.34%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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