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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

  • Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup red onion, chopped
    • 1 cup carrots, chopped
    • 1 cup parsnips, chopped
    • 1 cup butternut squash, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon honey
    • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 garlic clove, minced

    Directions:

    1. Heat the oven to 400 F.
    2. Toss all vegetables on a cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and 1/4aspoon salt.
    3. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
    4. While vegetables are roasting, make the quinoa as directed on the package. Set aside.
    5. In a separate bowl or jar, prepare the vinaigrette. Whisk (or shake) together remaining oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
    6. Once vegetables are fork-tender, toss with cooked quinoa and vinaigrette. This may be served warm or at room temperature.

    Preparation Time | Yield:

    1 hour | 6 servings

    Source:

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

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