Quinoa is one of the staple foods that people choose when they go for a healthy diet. It is gluten-free, high in protein and rich in fiber. Incorporate it with other tasty and healthy ingredients to make a meal for lunch or dinner. This healthy quinoa tuna casserole recipe is a perfect dish that you can prepare for a weekday lunch or dinner. This can also serve as a post-workout meal since quinoa is high in protein and fiber.
• 1/2 cup quinoa (rinsed)
• 1 cup water
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1 can tuna (drained)
• 2/3 cup Greek yogurt
• 1/3 head of broccoli (cut into florets)
• 1/2 red onion (chopped)
• 2 garlic cloves (minced)
• Salt to taste
• 1/4 tsp black pepper
• 1/4 tsp cumin powder
• 1 tsp oregano
• 1/3 cup vegetable stock
• 100 grams mozzarella cheese (grated)
This recipe takes about 1 hour.
Set a pot over medium heat
Add 1/2 cup quinoa, 1 cup water, and 1/2 tsp salt.
Bring to a boil, then reduce to low heat.
Cover the lid and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes.
Transfer to a mixing bowl.
Add tuna, Greek yogurt, broccoli florets, red onion, and garlic.
Season with salt, black pepper, cumin, and oregano.
Add vegetable stock.
Mix until well combined.
Transfer to a round baking dish.
Top it off with grated mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 25 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 F.
Remove from the oven.
Serve and enjoy!
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