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Spiralized Butternut Squash Bowls

Spiralized Butternut Squash Bowls with Harissa Chickpeas + Quinoa

Instead of simple roasted squash/sweet potato (which tends to be my go-to), it's got spiralized butternut squash. Yes, that means squash turned into noodles. So veggie noodles. So basically the best thing ever.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword butternut squash, chickpeas, harissa, quinoa bowl, spiralize
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 410 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts halved
  • 1 batch of spiralized butternut squash noodles I used this method from my girl Ali
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoons harissa paste
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa

  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 teaspoons miso paste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove pressed or grated
  • Pinch of turmeric + ginger
  • Water to thin

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Toss the brussels sprouts in some oil, salt + pepper (optional) and transfer to a baking sheet. Roast in the oven for 20 - 25 minutes until browned and soft.
  2. Once the brussels are in the oven, prepare the butternut squash. I used this method for peeling and spirazling (I had a medium butternut squash for these 4 bowls). When the brussels have about 5 minutes left, add the squash noodles to the pan and roast until tender. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  3. Add chickpeas, harissa and water to a skillet. Cook until chickpeas are warm and starting to get a little crispy, about 5 - 7 minutes. Remove and assemble the bowls.
  4. Evenly divide ingredients among four bowls, arranging quinoa, chickpeas, squash noodles, brussels sprouts and pomegranate however you'd like (I do mine in a circle).
  5. Whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over bowls. Then dig in!
Nutrition Facts
Spiralized Butternut Squash Bowls with Harissa Chickpeas + Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 503mg22%
Potassium 1509mg43%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 16g67%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 20830IU417%
Vitamin C 139.5mg169%
Calcium 201mg20%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.