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Quinoa Butternut Salad

Properly roasted butternut squash and cauliflower, fluffy quinoa, crisp fresh lettuces, and a smoky sweet vinaigrette make this simple balanced salad a substantial and satisfying power lunch.

PJ Catledge



1 to 2 servings

Prep Time

15 mins

Total Time

30 mins





Step 1
Preheat oven to 425°F. 


Step 2
Meanwhile, cook quinoa according to package instructions. Spread cooked quinoa out in single layer on plate or baking sheet and fluff gently with fork. Set aside to cool.


Step 3
In a large mixing bowl toss cauliflower, butternut squash, and garlic cloves with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste then spread out evenly on baking sheet and roast for 18 to 22 minutes or until caramelized and fork tender. Remove from oven and toss with lemon juice then allow to cool fully. Discard garlic cloves or save for later use.  


Step 4

Place roasted cauliflower and butternut squash, cooked quinoa, Lana’i mix, Crystal Lettuce, and vinaigrette in mixing bowl and toss thoroughly to combine. Divide evenly on plates or in bowls and serve immediately.  

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