Raw Spanish Rice

Butternut squash rice is the base of this flavorful, spicy, and simple side dish.

Finely minced butternut squash stands in for rice in this raw version of the Tex-Mex side dish.

Serves 4

What You Need:

4 cups cubed butternut squash
1/4 cup chopped, oil-cured black olives
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1/4 white onion, finely minced
1/2 jalapeño, finely minced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

What You Do:

  1. In a food processor, process squash until very finely minced. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in remaining ingredients.
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