Recipe by Bake'n'Eat
"This versatile dish can be served as a meal or side because its made with quinoa (keen-wah), a complete protein. This fabulous grain tends to pick up surrounding flavors and in this case, GARLIC and CHEEEEEEESE!"
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1 1/2 cups
shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
cubed processed cheese food (such as Velveeta®)
salt and ground black pepper to taste
panko bread crumbs, or to taste
This was BLAND and nearly tasteless, even though I'd used a pepper jack velveeta.
This was my first try at cooking quinoa, and I am a convert!!
I did saute some diced zucchini and red onion first, which I added to the quinoa and some veggie broth as in step 1.
(I tasted it at the end of 15 minutes... and I could have eaten it all right then!)
I followed the rest of the recipe as written, topping with bread crumbs rather than panko (dear hubby shopping foul noted).
In the end, a satisfying and healthy new comfort food!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Garlic Cheese Quinoa
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 238
** Calories from Fat: 90
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