Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Butternut Parmesan Quinoa

Butternut Parmesan Quinoa is a sweet and savory dish that comes together with only a few ingredients. It's also easily customizable for your flavor preferences.

Butternut Parmesan Quinoa

·1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions
·1 medium butternut squash, cubed
·2-3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
·½ tsp each - salt, pepper, nutmeg
·½ cup Parmesan cheese
·¼ cup pecans or walnuts

Preheat oven to 400˚. Place cubed butternut squash on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Roast for 20-30 minutes, or until tender.

In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, roasted butternut squash, parmesan cheese, and pecans. Stir until combined and cheese is melted. Serve immediately.