Aztec Grain Salad

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Serves8 (1 cup each)
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Combine quinoa and 3 cups water in a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn heat down to low and simmer until water is completely absorbed, about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Combine apples and squash in a large mixing bowl. Add canola oil, 1/8 tsp ginger, and 1/4 tsp cinnamon. Toss well to coat.
  5. Pour apples/squash mixture onto a large baking sheet and place in oven at 400 °F. Roast for 15 minutes or until squash is soft and slightly brown on the edges. Do not overcook. Remove and set aside to cool.
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, combine orange juice, olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, salt, peppers, cilantro, and remaining ginger and cinnamon. Whisk together to make dressing.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine quinoa, apples/squash mix, cranberries, raisins, and dressing.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for about 2 hours. Serve chilled.

Recipe Tips

Use your favorite winter squash in place of butternut squash.

Nutrition Facts
Aztec Grain Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup eachg)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 43mg 2%
Potassium 244mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 12g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 76%
Vitamin C 17%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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