A Lighter Quinoa Stuffing

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
30 mins
45 mins

Hey check it out--a stuffing that isn't all greasy and is good for you AND it tastes good! This dish is also vegetarian/vegan mmmmm-mm

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  1. Boil 4 cups of water, season with bay leaves and salt.
  2. Add quinoa and return to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover ad simmer for about 20 minutes, until water is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat, take out bay leaves and let cool.
  5. Meanwhile, heat 3 tbsp of oil in a frying pan.
  6. Sauté squash and zucchini-season with salt, pepper, and lemon pepper (if you have it) until slightly browned.
  7. Combine veggies and quinoa.
  8. Drizzle on remaining oil.
  9. Stir in onions parsley, mint, apricots, and cranberries, then the black beans.
  10. Grate in lemon peel and squeeze on lemon juice to taste.
  11. Season with salt and pepper to taste.