A quick dish with quinoa.


Ingredients (serves 3)

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups hot water
  • salt
  • half butternut pumpkin, cubed
  • 200 grams feta cheese, cubed
  • olive oil

Method

  1. Set the oven at 200 degrees. In a baking dish mix the butternut squash with some olive oil and bake for 10 minutes.
  2. In an ovenproof dish with a lid, mix the quinoa with the hot water and some salt. Close the lid.
  3. When the 10 minutes have passed, put the quinoa oven dish in the oven together with the butternut squash. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. In a bowl mix the cubed feta cheese with olive oil and salt. When quinoa and butter squash are ready, mix all together and serve. Enjoy!

Notes... If you want, you could add sun-dried tomato strips. This recipe works very well with burghul too.
  • Nice wee side dish !

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  • love pumpkin and feta pizza so this could be a good one to try

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  • A great combination of flavour’s,look’s great!

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  • out with the fetta, in with marinated goats cheese – yummo!

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  • Pumpkin and feta Rae great together. This sounds so delicious.

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  • A nice flavour combination; thanks for sharing this recipe!.

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  • I have tried quinoa before but have never attempted to cook with it! This seems like a good place for me to start, thanks :)

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  • Cooking it in the oven makes it nice fluffy. Otherwise on the stove, same quantity of water and quinoa, for 14 minutes. Easy peasy!

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  • This sounds and looks good. Ive never been sure how to cook quinoa, so never tried it but a friend cooks with it and i love it. I might be brave enough to try with this lovely recipe.

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  • Yum this sounds amazing never been too sure on how to cook quinoa

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  • You are all so kind. Thanks!
    If you haven’t tried quinoa yet, do it! It’s lovely to eat and rich of high-quality proteins too!

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  • Sounds lovely. Would be great with a mustard/lemon dressing too.

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  • a great healthy side dish

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  • I have never tried quinoa. it looks so different!

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  • Interesting and so easy to make, always looking out for things like this.

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