Quinoa Risotto

This risotto uses quinoa in place of rice and its delicious! Combining cooked quinoa and leftover homemade sauce like filetto di pomodoro you can make a quick and easy meal.

Combining cooked quinoa and some leftover homemade sauce like filetto di pomodoro you can make a quick, easy quinoa risotto in minutes. Quinoa Risotto

Much quicker to make than traditional risotto and loaded with protein, minerals and amino acids. A few of my other favorite risotto dishes are Carrot “rice” Leek Risotto with BaconSeared Scallops over wilted Spinach and Parmesan Risotto, and Spring Asparagus Risotto.

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Quinoa Risotto

This risotto uses quinoa in place of rice and its delicious! Combining cooked quinoa and leftover homemade sauce like filetto di pomodoro you can make a quick and easy meal.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup pecorino romano or locetelli
  • 1 cup homemade sauce
  • 1/4 cup of chicken or vegetable stock

Directions:

  1. In a medium sauce pan, heat sauce and chicken stock.
  2. Combine with cooked quinoa and grated cheese and mix well.
  3. Top with extra cheese if desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 cup 

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 7
  • Points +: 7
  • Calories: 284 calories
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 459mg
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Protein: 11g
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