Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

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Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 23, 2024

This Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole is a perfect combination of healthy quinoa, fresh broccoli, and gooey cheese. It's a simple, one-dish meal that is perfect for any weeknight dinner. Packed with nutrients and flavor, this casserole is sure to become a family favorite!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F and grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli, onion, and garlic to the quinoa mixture. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, until the broccoli is tender.
  4. Stir in the cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, milk, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the top is golden brown and bubbly.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Quinoa is a complete protein, making this casserole a nutritious and filling meal.
  • Broccoli is high in vitamin C and fiber, adding a boost of nutrients to this dish.
  • Cheese adds a creamy and decadent touch to the casserole, making it a comforting and satisfying meal.