Quinoa and butternut squash hotdish

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

This vegetarian hotdish is high in fiber and flavor, making it good for your digestion and tasty for your palate!

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 cups cooked diced butternut squash
3 cups cooked quinoa
2 cups frozen corn, thawed and drained
1 15-ounce can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium tomato, stem removed and diced
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 fresh lime, cut in half
2 avocados, peeled, pit removed and diced

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
2. Coat a 9-by-13-inch pan with oil. Add squash, quinoa, corn, black beans, tomatoes, cumin and paprika. Stir. Squeeze lime juice over the top. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
3. Remove from oven, garnish with avocado and enjoy warm!

Makes 8 servings

Carb choices per serving: 2 1/2

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First Published: 04/29/2019
Last Reviewed: 04/26/2019

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Is your avocado too hard (underripe)? Put it in a small paper bag with another piece of fruit such as an apple or banana. Close the bag and store it in a cool, dark place for 1 to 3 days. Voilà! Your avocado will be easy to peel and cube for this recipe!
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