Green Quinoa Pie Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Quinoa Pie recipe? Learn how to make Green Quinoa Pie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by laylamc

Makes 4 servings



Wilted greens paired with quinoa egg substitute and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Green Quinoa Pie

3/4 cup quinoa
2 oz goat cheese
1/4 cup shredded swiss cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
1 lb frozen spinach
4 tablespoons diced shallots
5 oz arugula
2 tbls extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons flax meal
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
3/4 cup egg beaters

Recipe Directions for Green Quinoa Pie

  1. Rinse and drain quinoa. Heat small saucepan and add quinoa, turning frequently to toast 2- 3 minutes.

  2. Add 1 1/2 cups of water, lower heat to medium and cover. Stir frequently, adding more water for ~ 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender. When quinoa is cooked, preheat oven to 350.

  3. While quinoa cooks, add frozen spinach to a hot pan with 2 tbls water. Add shallots and cover, stirring frequently until shallots are translucent and soft and spinach is thawed/cooked. Add spinach/quinoa mixture to a strainer and squeeze remaining liquid out.

  4. Heat pan and add arugula, stirring frequently to wilt evenly. Remove after 3 - 5 minutes.

  5. Add wilted arugula, spinach, cooked shallots and cheeses to quinoa mixture, stirring to integrate.

  6. Lightly whisk egg beaters until slightly fluffy. Add to quinoa/veggie mixture.

  7. Put 1 tbls EVOO to 9 inch pie pan and put it in the oven to heat for 5 minutes. Remove and add mixture, patting down.

  8. Mix flax meal and parmesan in a bowl and sprinkle liberally over the top of the pie, covering well. Press down.

  9. Bake for 20 minutes. Drizzle last tbls of EVOO over top and bake for another 20 minutes.

  10. Enjoy!!

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Bake, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 277.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
397
Calories from Fat
191
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.2g
33%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
292mg
12%
Potassium
1246mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
32.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
23.8g
Vitamin A 245% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 48% Iron 46%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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