Spicey Butternut Squash and Quinoa

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By
@sm_1234

I was looking for a recipe to accommodate my son's diet and his taste preferences and just couldn't find what I wanted so I ended up combining a couple of recipes together and tweaking them to fit. It has since become a family favorite!

Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
quinoa- raw
2 c
water (or chicken stock, whichever you prefer for cooking the quinoa)
1/2
red onion- diced small
1
butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1" pieces
11/2 c
chicken stock
1
jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced small
1/2 c
fresh cilantro, chopped
1
lime
1 tsp
chili powder (more if you like it hotter)
1/2 tsp
ground coriander
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Cook 1 cup Quinoa in 2 cups water or chicken stock till water is absorbed, set aside
2Saute onion, garlic and scallion till tender in a bit of olive oil
3Add spices and 1-1/2 cup chicken broth, jalapeno, squash and simmer till squash is tender and liquid is absorbed.
4Add quinoa and cilantro squeeze the lime over and toss. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free
Other Tag: Healthy