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Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash & Dried Cranberries
Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash & Dried Cranberries
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Chelsea @ Gal on a Mission
  • 1 cup [quinoa|http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0019GZ7WK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0019GZ7WK&linkCode=as2&tag=savcoudea-20]
  • 2 cups [chicken stock|http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0014EW4PK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0014EW4PK&linkCode=as2&tag=savcoudea-20]
  • ½ medium butternut squash peeled, seeded and chopped
  • Olive oil salt, and pepper to season the butternut squash
  • ½ cup [dried cranberries|http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003WO07K4/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B003WO07K4&linkCode=as2&tag=savcoudea-20]
Lemon Honey Dressing
  • 2 juiced lemons
  • zest of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place the chicken stock in a medium pot and let it come to a boil, then add in the quinoa.
  2. Cook until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. While the quinoa is cooking, place the chopped butternut squash in a large saucepan with the olive oil, salt, and pepper and cook until tender.
  4. Once the quinoa and butternut squash has completely cooked, combine the quinoa, butternut squash, and dried cranberries in a [large serving dish.|http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000CFTDW/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0000CFTDW&linkCode=as2&tag=savcoudea-20]
  5. Whisk together the dressing by combing the lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, honey, salt and pepper.
  6. Pour the dressing on top of the salad.