Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad


When combined, the wholesome ingredients in this quinoa and butternut squash salad create a colorful meal or side with delightful fall feels and plentiful nutrients. Garlic, paprika, lime and cilantro give a welcome, mouthwatering nod to Latin cuisine. Keep it in the fridge for a quick power lunch or a tasty side – and since quinoa is a complete protein, feel confident serving it as a light dinner.

Quinoa & Butternut Squash Salad

Quinoa & Butternut Squash Salad
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Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cool 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 205 kcal
Author Pamela Higgins





  • Cilantro chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. In bowl, toss cauliflower and butternut squash with olive oil, garlic powder, paprika and salt.
  3. On baking sheet, place veggies and roast 20-25 minutes until brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  4. In small bowl, combine lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  5. In serving bowl, combine cooled quinoa and roasted veggies. Drizzle with dressing and stir to coat.
  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro prior to serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 261mg11%
Potassium 510mg15%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 7603IU152%
Vitamin C 43mg52%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Featured Products

Simple Truth Organic Quinoa
Bragg Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Santa Cruz Organic Pure Lime
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at