Quinoa, Broccoli, & Cheese Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa, Broccoli, & Cheese Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa, Broccoli, & Cheese Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tativm

Makes 4 servings



This is amazingly sweet & nutty

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa, Broccoli, & Cheese Casserole

1 1/2 cups quinoa
1/2 medium Onion chopped
90 grams yellow pepper
3 medium roma tomatos
2 cups broccoli florets cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp olive oil
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Quinoa, Broccoli, & Cheese Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Wash and drain quinoa in a fine mesh strainer 2-3 times.

  3. Combine quinoa with 3 cups of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook for about 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.

  4. Meanwhile, saute onion for a few minutes, and cook broccoli in microwave for about 4 minutes.

  5. Combine vegetables and spices in a mixing bowl, adding in hot, cooked quinoa, parmesan and 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese.

  6. Mix well and press into an 8x8 baking dish, greased lightly with cooking spray or olive oil.

  7. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese on top.

  8. Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted on top

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 225.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
429
Calories from Fat
166
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.5g
28%
Saturated Fat
8.0g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
293mg
12%
Potassium
686mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
47.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
6.3g
25%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
20.1g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 151%
Calcium 33% Iron 21%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
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