Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash

Recipe by Nicazz
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 2

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roast the squash:.
  • Cut squash in half (pierce and microwave for a minute first to make it easier to cut). Scoop and seeds and pulp and discard (or reserve seeds for roasting later, yummy!).
  • Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, cumin, and nutmeg.
  • Put cut side down on a baking pan and bake at 400 degrees for 30-50 minutes (depends on size, should be soft and slightly browned).
  • Make the quinoa:.
  • Put 1/2 cup of quinoa into 1 cup of water. Season with salt, cumin, and coriander seeds (optional). Bring water to boil. Reduce to simmer and cover until water is absorbed, around 15 minutes.
  • Make the veggies:.
  • Saute onions, garlic, ginger, carrot, celery and pepper (and/or other assorted veggies to taste). Season with salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, cinammon and orange juice concentrate. Cook until desired veggie tenderness.
  • Assemble:.
  • Scoop some quinoa into the squash half and top with veggie mixture. Top with some cilantro leaves and/or toasted almonds if desired.
  • Enjoy!
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