Quinoa Blend With Butternut Squash, Apple And Onion
Rosemary & Olive Oil
  1. 1 package NEAR EAST® Rosemary & Olive Oil Quinoa Blend
  2. 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  3. 1 cup peeled, cubed (1/2-inch) butternut squash
  4. 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  5. 1 cup apple juice
  6. 3/4 cup water
  7. 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  8. 1/2 cup cubed (1/2-inch) apple
Preparation Instructions
  1. Heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat; add squash and onion. Cook, stirring frequently 5 minutes or untili lightly browned and tender.
  2. Add quinoa/brown rice blend, apple juice, water and thyme; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low; add contents of Spice Sack and stir well.
  4. Boil gently for 12 minutes; stir in apple. Boil 2-5 additional minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. FLuff with fork before serving.
About 3 (1-cup) servings
10 Minutes
25 Minutes
Make this an easy main dish by stirring in 1 cup cooked, diced chicken or turkey in Step 5 before stand time.