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.

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

7
SP
284
Calories
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Dinner, Side Dish
CUISINE: Italian
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

Instructions

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

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup , Calories: 284kcal, Carbohydrates: 47g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 5.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 459mg, Fiber: 4g
Blue Smart Points: 7
Points +: 7
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