Quinoa and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dinnerbelle9

Makes 6 servings



Cheesy, gooey, yummy baked Quinoa

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Cheese

2 1tsp Olive Oil
1 medium raw Leeks
0.5 cup, chopped or sliced Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
1.5 cup Quinoa
2 large Egg, White
1/4 tsp Seasoned Salt
2 clove Garlic
1 cup Soymilk Light Plain
1.5 cup, shredded Cheddar Cheese

Recipe Directions for Quinoa and Cheese

  1. Heat oil in med. saucepan over med. heat. Add leek and tomatoes (or bell peppers-or any veggies you want really); cover and cook 5 mins or until tender. Stir in quinoa and garlic, and cook, uncovered, 3-4 mins, or until grains start to turn opaque. (They will not fully be cooked yet.)

  2. Add 3 cups water and season with salt and the Seasoning Salt (I like Lawry's or Everyday Seasoning). Cover and reduce heat to med-low and simmer 5-10 more, or until most liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 5 mins.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat 13x9 inch dish with cooking spray. Whisk together eggs and milk in large bowl. Fold in quinoa mixture and cheese. Stir very well and let some of the cheese melt. Transfer to prepared baking dish and if using Panko Crumbs or Bread crumbs add now and bake 30-35 mins, (or until browned around edges.)

  4. Now you can toss with many toppings, some ideas: salsa, scallions, sour cream, and hot sauce! I serve with a side of steamed brocolli or a salad and a nice slice of good hearty bread.

Categories

Cheese

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 154.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
313
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
6.5g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
283mg
12%
Potassium
401mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
32.1g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 29% Iron 15%
* 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
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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