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Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed roasted butternut squash
  • 6 ounces brussel sprouts, thinly sliced or shredded
  • 1 medium honeycrisp apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup green onion

For the Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)
  • pepper to taste

Method

  1. Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add all of the salad ingredients to a large bowl. Drizzle the desired amount of the dressing over the salad.
  3. Toss lightly until everything is well combined and evenly distributed.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

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