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Quinoa Spectacular

This Quinoa Spectacular is a healthier twist on an old favorite!  With just seven ingredients, it is a healthy easy casserole recipe you will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy, Quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 319kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cream of celery soup
  • 1 pound chicken cooked (or tempeh)
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 ½ cups baby green peas thawed
  • 4 ounces pimentos drained and chopped
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • 2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese grated

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 1 ½ quart casserole with olive oil and spread a generous spoon full of soup on the bottom. In a medium bowl combine chicken or tempeh, quinoa and salt. Spread half of the quinoa mixture on the bottom of the casserole dish. Cover with half of the peas and pimentos and then sprinkle half the almonds. Pour ½ of the soup over the top. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper. Top with remaining chicken and quinoa, peas, almonds and soup. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 35 minutes, until golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 610mg | Potassium: 421mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1100IU | Vitamin C: 31.1mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 2.7mg