Southwest Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash
Southwest Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Add an interesting twist on your typical southwest quinoa salad by adding some roasted butternut squash. Queso fresco would be a delicious addition if you don't want to keep the recipe vegan.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium butternut squash, cubed
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • Dash of Salt and Pepper
    • 1 cup rinsed quinoa
    • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
    • 2 cups (~one 15 oz can) cooked black or kidney beans
    • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • Juice of 2 limes
    • Handful of chopped cilantro
    • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 2 avocados, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 775 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 23.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 39 mg 13%
    • Sodium: 1991 mg 82.98%
    • Calcium: 203 mg 20.3%
    • Potassium: 396 mg 11.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 47.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 118 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 66.8%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 30.38%
    • Vitamin C 34.98%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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