Spinach and Quinoa Dish

Quinoa is a great filling alternative to rice or pasta and it gives a nice boost of protein. I threw the quinoa together with a bunch of other ingredients and this was the result. Enjoy 🙂

Spinach and Quinoa

Spinach and Quinoa Nutrition Facts

*The sodium intake will vary depending on which specific brands are used. Look for unsalted frozen spinach to have it lower than the one listed in the nutrition facts.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cup Quinoa (cook with 3 cups of water)
  • 1 full bag of Frozen Spinach (2-3 cups)
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 6 cloves of Garlic
  • Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 cup of Grated Parmesan
  • 1/8 cup of Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 cup of Liquid Egg Whites

* Serves 6

Directions:

  1. Cook Quinoa (2 cups of water for 1 cup of quinoa). Put in pot and bring to boil, them put stove on low. Cook until ready (~15 minutes).
  2. Cook frozen spinach in microwave, cook according to instructions on bag.
  3. Chop onion and garlic.
  4. Put all ingredients listed in oven dish and stick in the oven for about 15 minutes at 300 F.

 

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