Ready in 45 minutes
This is amazingly sweet & nutty
"This was a great addition to my "Meatless Monday" endeavors! My hubby AND my 2 yr. old liked it. I loved it! It has made the rotation! I added about 3 cups of broccoli to it, but other than that I really didn't change a thing about the recipe. I served it with fruit and the whole meal was a hit.
THANK YOU for sharing!!!"
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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
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IronChefChachi 3 weeks agoGood dish but fairly blan for my liking. Would make again but would add some more seasoning - more s&p, and would try adding some garlic, etc. and maybe some mushrooms. Could also try with some of the cheese as pepperjack for a little kick!
BourbonBelle 6 months ago
Thekidsmom1224 7 months agoI liked it; tho my family wasn't crazy about it. I'll try it again without the broccoli (maybe use carrots) and I think they will be fine with it.
AZClaire 8 months agoI make this all the time! However, I add pulled pork to it, although not mixed in. I put the casserole ingredients into the cooking dish, then I push it apart into 3 separate parts. I fill the 2 empty spaces with the pulled pork. (So I have a stripe of casserole, then pork, then casserole, then pork, and finally casserole!) This allows the flavor from the juices to soak into the casserole and yet keep the protein as a separate plate item. I found that when I mixed the pork with the casserole, it didn't set up firmly and was a gloppy - but very tasty! - mess on our plates. Yum yum yum
NellyO 9 months agoSuper good. Will make again and again.
LindaS1111 9 months agoI used prewashed quinoa. Gouda cheese, instead of cheddar. Didn't add any spices. Turned out excellent.
LadyBarrington 10 months agoFantastic! Cooked quinoa before and didn't like it but in here it's lovely
jlburgart 12 months agoThis was really good. We ate it for several days as leftovers. The flavors are great.
andyfavreau 1 year ago
Shirley59 1 year agoVery good .....I open the fridge and added , some red , orange , yellow & green peppers , mushrooms and left over ham ......was YUMMY .....next time i will add spinach or kale
Erincpeters 1 year agoAwesome! Didn't precook broccoli, added mushrooms, and used gouda instead of cheddar. Accidentally skipped spices but was still very tasty...husband went back for thirds!
tm4girl 1 year agoThis was very good, even my super-picky boyfriend liked this!! Forgot the paprika though... Will try adding some of the other suggested veggies and remember the paprika next time!
bibidahl 1 year agoLove this dish but tweaked it a bit by using more onion, which I carmelized. Then added garlic, mushrooms, broccoli and sauteed til mushrooms were cooked. After baking for 20 mins, I raised the temp to broil and browned the cheese on top - yum!!!
clever22 1 year agoWas delicious and easy! I added more broccoli, probably about a cup more. I also added red peppers 'cause i had them. Next time I will add mushrooms and black beans and try cooking the quinoa in chicken broth. Yum!
mogriff1 1 year agoThis was so easy to make. Really made eating quinoa enjoyable!
Huntheat 1 year agoVery flavorful and easy-to-make.
kathykupinska 1 year agoThis was so good! I was looking for ways to make quinoa and this was perfect! I put in some mushrooms and topped it with swiss cheese too. Yum!!
LilyBear 1 year agoVery good!
Mymerlot 1 year agoVery good. Used smoked Gouda instead of cheddar on second batch... Was great!
Minerva79 1 year agoThis was a great addition to my 'Meatless Monday' endeavors! My hubby AND my 2 yr. old liked it. I loved it! It has made the rotation! I added about 3 cups of broccoli to it, but other than that I really didn't change a thing about the recipe. I served it with fruit and the whole meal was a hit. THANK YOU for sharing!!!