Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad (Recipe)

May 22, 2022

Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad (Recipe)


✅ 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

✅ ½ teaspoon salt

✅ ¼ teaspoon black pepper

✅ 4 cups kale de-stemmed and cut

✅ ½ cup cooked quinoa

✅ ¼ cup pomegranate arils
✅ ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese

For the Dressing

✅ ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

✅ 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

✅ 1 tablespoon honey

✅ 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

✅ ½ teaspoon salt

✅ ¼ teaspoon black pepper


1️⃣ Preheat the oven to 400°F degrees, and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

2️⃣ Place the butternut squash onto the prepared baking sheet and drizzle olive oil on top. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Spread the squash into an even layer and roast until they soften and begin to caramelize, 30-35 minutes. Set aside to cool while preparing the rest of the salad.

3️⃣ In a large serving bowl, whisk together the salad dressing ingredients. Add the chopped kale on top of the dressing, and use your hands to massage the dressing into the kale to tenderize them.

4️⃣ Add the quinoa and cooled butternut squash on top of the kale and dressing and toss carefully to combine.

5️⃣ Sprinkle pomegranate seeds and crumbled feta cheese on top and serve at room temperature or allow to cool in the fridge.


Servings : 4
Ready in : 40 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean
Calories: 348kcal

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