Butternut Squash Quinoa Casserole

Recipe by lrn2trvl
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 5
YIELD: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 2 quart baking dish.
  • Cut squash length-wise and bake about 20 mins, until tender.
  • Rinse quinoa in a fine sieve. Put in pot with water, bring to boil, then simmer about 15mins until water is absorbed. Don't stir until the end.
  • In a pan cook shallots and onions until tender and browned.
  • Add garlic and cook 2-3 mins, careful not to burn shallots.
  • Add onion mixture to cooked quinoa.
  • Cook mushrooms. I added some herbs de Provence to them.
  • Add mushrooms to quinoa.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Beat eggs with a fork then mix with quinoa mixture. Add cheese and spinach.
  • When squash is done, remove from oven and scrape out of the skin. Mash a little with a fork then mix with beans then mix into quinoa.
  • Pour into baking dish and bake for 35-45 minutes.
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