Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Pilaf

Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Pilaf takes approximately 35 minutes from beginning to end. One portion of this dish contains approximately 11g of protein, 11g of fat, and a total of 273 calories. For $1.32 per serving, this recipe covers 17% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. If you have garlic, quinoa, nacho cheese sauce, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. This recipe from Nutrition Stripped has 436 fans. Several people really liked this side dish. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. With a spoonacular score of 97%, this dish is awesome. Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Burgers, Quinoa Pilaf with Tempeh and Broccoli, and Spiced Cod With Broccoli-quinoa Pilaf are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¼ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

2 cups fresh broccoli, chopped

dash of cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons dijon mustard

1-2 cloves fresh garlic, minced

dash of ground cumin

fresh ground black pepper, sea salt to taste

Use all of the cheese sauce below

heaping ½ cup nutritional yeast

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup quinoa (red, white or combination)

2 cups vegetable stock

Equipment:

pot

sauce pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Cook 1 cup dry quinoa to 2 cups vegetable stock. Boil for at least 20 minutes, and fork to fluff. Yields about 3 cups of cooked quinoa or more. In the meantime while the quinoa is cooking, make the sauce.Set this sauce aside until quinoa is finished cooking.Pour McKels Ultimate Cheeze Sauce into the pot with the cooked quinoa, steamed broccoli, toasted/or raw pine nuts, and stir to combine the sauce with the broccoli and quinoa. You may add additional almond milk to thin the sauce a bit. The goal result is a thick and creamy quinoa.Garnish with pine nuts and fresh black pepper.Enjoy!Combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a small saucepan at low/medium heat and stir until combined.Gradually start with cup almond milk and gradually increase to the desired consistency- the goal is for it to be thick enough to cover a spoon but thin enough to stir easily. Remember the quinoa will absorb a lot of this liquid.Adjust all seasonings to taste.Use over vegetables, quinoa, legumes, etc.

 

Step by step:


1. Cook 1 cup dry quinoa to 2 cups vegetable stock. Boil for at least 20 minutes, and fork to fluff. Yields about 3 cups of cooked quinoa or more. In the meantime while the quinoa is cooking, make the sauce.Set this sauce aside until quinoa is finished cooking.

2. Pour McKels Ultimate Cheeze Sauce into the pot with the cooked quinoa, steamed broccoli, toasted/or raw pine nuts, and stir to combine the sauce with the broccoli and quinoa. You may add additional almond milk to thin the sauce a bit. The goal result is a thick and creamy quinoa.

3. Garnish with pine nuts and fresh black pepper.Enjoy!

4. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a small saucepan at low/medium heat and stir until combined.Gradually start with cup almond milk and gradually increase to the desired consistency- the goal is for it to be thick enough to cover a spoon but thin enough to stir easily. Remember the quinoa will absorb a lot of this liquid.Adjust all seasonings to taste.Use over vegetables, quinoa, legumes, etc.


Nutrition Information:

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272k Calories
10g Protein
10g Total Fat
35g Carbs
39% Health Score
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Calories
272k
14%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
1g
8%

Carbohydrates
35g
12%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
0.09mg
0%

Sodium
601mg
26%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
10g
21%

Manganese
1mg
52%

Vitamin C
40mg
50%

Vitamin K
50µg
48%

Folate
107µg
27%

Magnesium
98mg
25%

Fiber
5g
24%

Phosphorus
235mg
24%

Iron
2mg
16%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15%

Potassium
515mg
15%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Copper
0.29mg
14%

Vitamin B2
0.19mg
11%

Vitamin A
564IU
11%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Calcium
69mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.62mg
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

covered percent of daily need
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