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14 Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes

Embrace the versatility of this super grain with some recipes that know how to bring it to its best!
14 Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes
14 Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes
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Quinoa goes well in bowls and salads, plus pairs well with any numbers of meats and veggies. Enjoy it in all its forms below!

California Dreamin'

LOW-FATPEANUT-FREE

California Quinoa

Vodka & Biscuits

You won't be able to stop coming back for refills with this superpower-inducing dish!

Feeling like a Goddess

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Quinoa Green Goddess Bowl

Domesticate Me

Homemade green goddess dressing with farm fresh herbs, fresh lemon juice, and avocado will have you feeling like a true goddess in no time.

Get Baked

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Caprese Quinoa Bake

Domesticate Me

This Caprese Quinoa Bake is a glorious and satisfying vegetarian meal, or you can bulk it up with some meat. You can also serve this casserole as a show-stopping side dish with a good steak or some garlicky grilled shrimp.

Visit to the Middle East

EASYLOW-FAT

Quinoa and Hemp Tabbouleh

The Simple Veganista

Tabbouleh is a popular traditional Middle Eastern dish. It traditionally uses bulgur wheat as the grain of choice, but here we are using gluten-free quinoa instead.

Super Salad

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin

Enlightened Foodie

Quinoa is considered a superfood--high in fiber and protein, full of antioxidants, and completely gluten-free. It makes the perfect base for this healthy salad!

Burger Time

LOW-FATPEANUT-FREE

Quinoa and White Bean Burger

The Simple Veganista

Burger time is here and this one is absolutely sublime! If you don’t want it on a bun, try having your patty on a nice bed of fresh, leafy lettuce with a squeeze of lemon, some avocado, and salt and pepper!

Strike a Balance

EASYPEANUT-FREE

Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

The Squishy Monster

In this perfectly balanced dish, the quinoa lends some heartiness, the broccoli provides a punch of green with its crunchy, vibrant texture, and the cheese just makes everything extra delicious while tying it all together.

Veggie Friendly

PEANUT-FREETREE NUT-FREE

Quinoa Veggie Burger

Lemons and Basil

These Quinoa Veggie Burgers are topped with chipotle sweet potato fries and an over-easy fried egg. Yum!

Quinoa for Breakfast

EASYPEANUT-FREE

Honey Quinoa Granola

Funny Love Blog

Whip up this delicious Honey Blueberry Quinoa Granola for breakfast! It's healthy, gluten-free, flavorful, and fiber-rich to keep you full all morning long! It’s a great snack to have around, and so much yummier and healthier than boxed versions.

Superfood Bowl

EASYLOW-FAT

Kale and Quinoa Veggie Bowl

Lemons and Basil

This Kale and Quinoa Veggie Bowl is full of superfoods that offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

Dressed to Im-Pesto

PEANUT-FREEFISH-FREE

Chicken and Quinoa Pasta with Pesto

Chef'd

Classic basil pesto is at the heart of this incredibly tasty and visually beautiful dish. Originating from Italy, pesto is a creamy paste of fresh basil, crushed garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, and cheese customarily crushed using a mortar and pestle.

Summer Treats

EASYLOW-FAT

Summer Quinoa Bowl

Ruskomsnusk

A light Summer Quinoa Bowl complete with radishes and chickpeas.

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