Tomato and spinach quinoa

    30 min

    Quinoa is simmered with tomatoes, spinach, pesto and Parmesan cheese in this one-pan dish that works as a main or a side.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1L chicken (or vegetable) stock
    • 350g quinoa
    • 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
    • 100g fresh spinach
    • 4 tablespoons pesto
    • 20g grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring chicken stock and quinoa to the boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until most of the stock is absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes.
    2. Stir tomatoes, spinach and pesto into the quinoa. Simmer until remaining chicken stock is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over quinoa mixture.

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    It’s not bad; it taste better than it looks. I chose to use a vegan homemade pesto instead of a store-bought. It was worth trying something new and different.  -  24 Mar 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)