Combining cooked quinoa and some leftover homemade sauce like filetto di pomodoro you can make a quick, easy quinoa risotto in minutes.
Yield: 4 servings

Quinoa Risotto

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
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.


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


  • 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.


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