Parmesan Quinoa and Kale


by: Clean & Green Nutrition

Quinoa is versatile and just as quick to cook as pasta, plus it’s more nutritious…toss in a veggie and you have a great meal. This dish is cheesy, nutty and full of flavor.


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serves: 4

1 tbsp Olive oil

1 cup /2 onion, diced

1 clove garlic pressed

2 cups vegetable broth

1 cup quinoa, uncooked

4 cups Kale, chopped

2 tbsp water

1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, shredded

Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Quinoa and Kale

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 276

  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.2 mg
  • Sodium: 668.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  •     Sugars: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 12.9 g

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1.  In a 2 qt sauce pan add broth and quinoa, bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low, simmer for 30 minutes.

2.  When quinoa is about 10 minutes from being done, begin to heat olive oil in a large skillet heat over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for about 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes.

3.  Add chopped Kale to pan and 2 tablespoons of water, cover with lid. Let steam for 2-3 minutes. Uncover and stir to combine onions with kale.

4.  Add 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese to quinoa, stir until cheese is melted. Add quinoa to kale and toss to combine.

5.  Plate and garnish with shredded parmesan cheese.

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