Monday, July 25, 2011

Quinoa-roni & Cheese Recipe

Hey Friends- I made this for dinner tonight and it came out really good so I thought I would share- Enjoy!

Quinoa-roni & Cheese

For the quinoa: 2 cups quinoa
3 cups chicken stock

Rinse the quinoa in cold water and drain. Put the quinoa in a large covered saucepan and add chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. (No liquid should remain.)

In a large bowl, combine: 4 cups (16 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar, 24-oz. container low-fat cottage cheese, 2 turkey sausages cut on the diagonal

In a medium bowl, whisk together: 0.5 cup whole-grain flour, 2 cups milk, 2 Tbsp honey mustard

In a large saute pan: saute 1 medium onion, chopped, in olive oil with 1 tsp kosher salt until tender and translucent, add milk/flour/honey mixture and stir until thickened. Add the thickened mixture to the bowl with the cheese/sausage. Add the cooked quinoa. Stir to combine. Dump everything into a 9x13 casserole (sprayed with nonstick spray)

Bake at 350 for about an hour.

This makes enough for a 9x13 dish


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  2. This looks amazing! Wow. Thanks for sharing!