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Central Valley Harvest Bake

Central Valley Harvest

Note: Get a grownup's help with this recipe, which requires using the oven/stove and chopping with a knife.

Prep time: 90 minutes

What you need:

Equipment and supplies:

What to do:

  1. Line two pans with foil.
  2. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Combine cubed squash, chopped red pepper, and chopped jalapeño pepper in a mixing bowl. Toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  4. Place squash mixture on a lined pan and roast in oven for 20 minutes.
  5. In a separate bowl, toss chopped onion with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  6. Spread onions on second lined pan and roast in oven for 10 minutes.
  7. While vegetables are roasting, prepare 2 tablespoons quinoa according to package directions. Set aside.
  8. In large bowl, combine quinoa, applesauce, black beans, oregano, and salt.
  9. When cool, add squash mixture and onions to the bowl. Toss lightly.
  10. Place into the baking dish.
  11. Top with granola.
  12. Bake in oven for 20 minutes, or until granola is slightly browned.

How much does this recipe make?
Six ½-cup servings

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: March 2012

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