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Quinoa Sausage Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Sausage Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Sausage Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by renrich

Makes 6 servings



casserole - 30 min prep. - 30 min. cook

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Sausage Casserole

1 cup Quinoa
2 cup Soup, Chicken Broth
0.5 cup Cranberries Dried Fruit
1 tbsp Olive Oil
3 link Chorizo
1 tbsp Minced Garlic
6 cups Baby Spinach
1 oz Water
6 oz Cream Cheese Light
2 large Egg, White
0.5 tsp Cumin
0.5 cup, chopped Pecans
1 dash Salt, Table
1 dash Pepper, Black
4 tbsp Butter

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Sausage Casserole

  1. Place quinoa in a saucepan with the chicken broth and bring to a simmer - cook until quinoa has absorbed all of the liquid, about 15-20 minutes - remove from heat and stir cranberries into quinoa - cover and set aside.

  2. Add olive oil to a heavy skillet and place over medium heat - add sausages, crumbling them with a wooden spoon or spatula as they cook - cook until browned - remove from skillet and set aside.

  3. Add garlic to same skillet and cook briefly over medium heat, until fragrant - add spinach and 3 tbs of water and cook until spinach is wilted and water has evaporated - remove spinach - drain thoroughly and roughly chop.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees - Mix sausage and spinach into quinoa - stir in cream cheese, eggs, cumin, pecans, and salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Brush bottom and sides of a casserole dish with melted butter - spoon quinoa mixture lightly into casserole (don't mash quinoa down into the dish), and drizzle with remaining melted butter.

  6. Bake casserole until heated through and browned on top, 25-30 minutes.

  7. Remove from oven and serve warm.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 286.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
481
Calories from Fat
254
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.2g
43%
Saturated Fat
10.0g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
69mg
23%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
35.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
13.3g
Protein
22.8g
Vitamin A 65% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 16% Iron 16%
* 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
92% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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