a new twist on family travel

Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad Recipe

by | Oct 8, 2017 | Food

Fall flavors come together when you combine a seasonal favorite like butternut squash, grapes and cranberries with protein packed quinoa for the perfect main dish salad that also makes for a great appetizer.

Ingredients

2 cups of Butternut Squash
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tsp salt
fresh ground pepper, to taste
1 cup of red grapes
1 cup of cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 cup of Quinoa (washed)
2 cups of chicken broth (low sodium)
1/4 cup Feta cheese

* for even more flavor, add 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar + 1/2 sautéed onion

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 415 degrees.

2. Combine butternut squash, 1/2 tsp of salt + paper in a bowl

3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour butternut squash onto baking sheet, making sure you space out squash into one layer. Bake for 40 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes until cooked and golden brown.

4. Meanwhile, place tomatoes and grapes on a small baking sheet. 15 minutes before squash is finished, place tomatos and grapes into the oven. Cook until tomatoes begin to wrinkle and grapes are bursting.

5. Cook quinoa according to directions, using chicken broth instead of water. Let cool.

6. Combine all ingredients in large bowl, topping with cranberries and feta cheese. Serve warm.

Keryn Means

Keryn Means

Founder, Walking on Travels

Keryn is a freelance writer, content creator, brand ambassador, local TV contributor and digital strategy consultant. Her work has been featured in Thrillist, Travel Age West, and other publications looking for authentic, well-written content. She is also the founder of WalkingOnTravels.com, a site for the active, adventurous parent.

Welcome to the Twist!

We wander the globe, find cool stuff and write about it here. You may want to stick around, there will be ice cream.

ADVERTISEMENT

JOIN US

You might also like...

Shop Twist Travel Magazine

Purchase print copies of single issues or subscribe and save!

SHOP NOW

Sign up to get instant access to the latest digital issue!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Sign up to get free access to Twist Travel Magazine online

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This