Butternut Squash And Quinoa Salad
A healthy, light, and flavourful butternut squash and quinoa mason jar salad with arugula and pine nuts. This is a healthy delicious take on compact lunches. A simple and beautiful toned salad - Instagram worthy of course.
| Ingredients |
• 1/2 small butternut squash
• 2/3 cup of cooked quinoa or 1/4 cup of dry quinoa
• 6-8 cherry tomatoes halved
• 2 cups of arugula
• 1 red onion thinly sliced
• Handful of pinenuts
• 1 tablespoon tahini
• 2 tablespoon olive oil
• 2 lime juice
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• Salt and pepper
| Instructions |
|1| Peel butternut squash and cut into bite-sized pieces. Arrange on a baking sheet in a single layer, season with garlic powder, salt and pepper.
|2| Bake for 20-25 minutes at 200˚C/400˚F, until squash is tender and lightly brown. Let them cool a bit.
|3| Meanwhile mix together tahini, olive oil, lime juice and pepper for dressing.
|4| Assemble salads in 2 mason jars. Add dressing first, then butternut squash cubes, quinoa, tomatoes, onions, pine nuts and arugula on top.