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INGREDIENTS

  • 16 Cherry tomatoes
  • Black olives
  • 4 Big tortillas
  • 4 Handfuls of baby spinach
  • Sprinkle of feta
  • Grated cheddar
  • Olive oil

METHOD

  1. Slice the cherry tomatoes and black olives in half.
  2. Lay out a quesadilla, and top with baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, olives, feta and cheddar.
  3. Fold in half.
  4. Heat a pan and drizzle with olive oil. 
  5. Cook quesadilla on both sides, until golden. 
    Enjoy!

Top rated Quinoa side dish recipes

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Healthy, light and easy to prepare quinoa cake's

  • 1 Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 Large Boiled Potato - Shredded
  • ½ Cup Hung Yogurt - Make sure the yogurt is thick and there’s no water in it
  • 3 Tbsp Water Chestnut Flour (Singhara Atta)*
  • ½ Cup Fresh Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)
  • 1 Tsp Ginger - Shredded
  • 2 Green Chilies – Finely Chopped – Optional
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 2 Tsp Salt – I’m using sendha namak (Rock Salt used in fasts)
  • you may use as per choice
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil – Oil as per taste and preference
2.8/5 (161 Votes)

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To make a perfect salad, it often takes just one extra ingredient to take it from bland to brilliant. Here are 20 ways to get inspired.

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Quinoa is a healthy, protein rich, low glycemic grain that can be prepared as you would any rice dish

  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 TBLS. grapeseed oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 cup quinoa - cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 TBLS. chopped parsley
  • 1 TBLS. chopped basil
  • 1 small mozzarella cut in cubes
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes cut in half
  • Drizzle of olive oil & Balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Heat a wide pan with oil. Add ginger garlic paste to pan & fry it for few seconds

  • 1Cup cooked Quinoa
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 2Carrots sliced
  • 1Small bell pepper sliced
  • 1Cup fresh pineapple pieces
  • 1Tsp ginger garlic
  • 1Green chili sliced
  • 1Tsp garam masala or curry powder
  • 1/2Tsp red chili powder (Adjust acc.)
  • 1/4Tsp soy sauce
  • 1Tbs oil
  • Salt for Taste
  • Pinch of sugar (Optional)
  • Garnish
  • Few spring onions sliced
  • 2Tsp toasted coconut flakes
4.2/5 (19 Votes)

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Cook quinoa: pour water and quinoa into a pot, cook for 12 minutes or until all the water being absorbed, let it st

  • quinoa 1 cup
  • kale
  • water 2 cups
  • sun dried tomato
  • nuts
  • raisins
  • ham
  • oliver oil
  • lemon
  • brown sugar
  • basil and rosemary
  • sea salt
  • mustard(optional)
4/5 (15 Votes)

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Gluten-free and nut-free, a delicious summer salad!

  • Salad:
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 avocado
  • 4 green onions
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • uncooked
  • Dressing:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • minced
  • ½ cup parsley
  • chopped
  • juice of 1.5 lemons
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger
  • minced
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • cup tamari
4/5 (5 Votes)

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Heat oven to 400° F. In a large saucepan, combine the quinoa and 1 cup water and bring to a boil

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • rinsed
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans
  • rinsed
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes
  • quartered
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • chopped (about 2 ounces)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • chopped
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan (3 ounces)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
4/5 (2 Votes)

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Quinoa with an Asian accent is quick and easy to make

  • 1 ½ cups quinoa
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth
  • 6 tablespoons sake wine
  • 3 ½ to 4 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari sauce but you will need to add salt)
  • ½ teaspoon fish sauce (optional)
  • 5 asparagus spear tips
  • 1 small bok choy Chinese cabbage
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • ¼ of a peeled Japanese daikon radish
  • ¼ of green
  • red and yellow peppers
  • 2 small peeled carrots
  • ½ cup sliced bamboo shoots
  • ½ cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 10 ounces extra-firm tofu
  • cubed
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon of white sesame seeds for garnish
2.9/5 (30 Votes)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • 1/4 cup (or 4 Tbsp) extra virgin olive oil
  • 15 ounce can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • rinsed and drained
  • 7 ounce jar of tomato paste
  • 32 fluid ounces of vegetable stock
  • low sodium
  • 1 red onion
  • chopped (large or fine
  • your preference)
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • more or less to taste
  • 1 tsp basil (or oregano
  • whichever you prefer)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • peeled
  • cut to bite size
  • 2 cups of frozen peas
  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 avocado
  • sliced
2.7/5 (25 Votes)

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I love stuffed peppers. They’re simple to make, there are so many varieties you can put together, and when do

  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 2 Medium-Large Garlic Clove
  • Minced
  • 1/2 Small Onion
  • Minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Black Beans
  • Drained & Rinsed
  • 1/2 Cup Corn Kernels (frozen is fine)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Chopped Green Onions
  • Optional
0/5 (0 Votes)

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