Place the squash in a pot large enough to hold it comfortably (it may be easier if you cut it across in half). Cover with cold water and bring to the boil, then add
Tip the quinoa into a fine sieve and rinse really well under warm running water for 30 seconds (the grain has a bitter natural coating). Bring
With a spoon, scoop the seeds and their fibres from the squash and discard, then, using the same spoon, scrape the flesh out, running the spoon just beneath the surface to get the fibres out. Remove all of the fleshy fibres and place in a large bowl.
Simply add the quinoa and the remaining ingredients to the squash and gently, but thoroughly, toss it all together, seasoning to taste.
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