We Sure Love A Vibrant Salad Bowl! Heres A Minted Mandarin O

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We sure love a vibrant salad bowl! Here’s a Minted Mandarin Orange, Chickpea, Quinoa and Butternut Squash Salad by @betterfoodguru ?

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Cook:30 min
Serves 4
Ingredients
* 2 mandarin oranges peeled and chopped
* 2/3 cups quinoa
* 1 can chickpeas drained 15 ounce c
* 1 cup butternut squash peeled cubed
* 1 avocado diced
* 3 baby bell peppers seeded diced
* 4 tablespoons mint chopped
* 2 limes juiced
* 1 mandarin orange juiced
* 1 pinch Salt
* ½ bunch kale chopped
* 2 teaspoons olive oil
* 1 pinch black pepper
* 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
Instructions
* cook quinoa according to package. To yield two cups of cooked quinoa, cook 2/3 cup. When quinoa is cooked, spread onto a large platter or sheet pan and place in the refridgerator to cool
* Roast butternut squash by tossing in 1 teaspoon olive oil, sprinkling with salt and smoked paprika and roasting for 20 minutes on a sheet pan, turning once halfway. Let cool as you prepare the other ingredients.
* In a large bowl put chilled cooked quinoa, chickpeas, bell peppers and mix thoroughly until well tossed
* add butternut, avocado, mint, lime juice,mandarin juice, salt and pepper, mandarin oranges and olive oil
* mix until all flavors and colors are melded
* put on a bed of kale and top with some more avocado

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