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Cheesy Quinoa Casserole

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10 servings, 2/3 cup each

Looking for a way to get quinoa on the menu? This crowd-pleasing casserole will do the trick. Bonus: It's also got potatoes, ham and cheddar cheese!

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Bring 2 qt. water to boil in medium saucepan on high heat. Add potatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 min. Drain; rinse potatoes with cold water. Drain; set aside. Cook onions and peppers in dressing in medium skillet on medium-high heat 10 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender; set aside. Beat eggs, milk and thyme in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended.
  • Layer half of the potatoes in bottom of 2-qt. casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with half each of the quinoa, ham, cheese, vegetable mixture and egg mixture. Repeat layers; cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake 45 min. or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 min. before serving.

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Size Wise

Introduce your family to quinoa with a serving, 2/3 cup, of this cheesy casserole.

Food Facts

Quinoa was a staple grain of the ancient Incas. Quinoa is a complete protein, containing all of the essential amino acids. It should be rinsed thoroughly before cooking to remove any powdery residue of saponin, the bitter, resinous coating that protects its seeds. To cook quinoa, combine 2 cups water and 2/3 cup quinoa in medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 min. or until the grains are translucent and the germ ring is visible on each grain. Makes about 2 cups.


  • 10 servings, 2/3 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 2/3 cup each
Calories 210
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 510mg
Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from The eggs make this a quiche-like dish. The eggs make this a quiche-like dish. We ate the leftovers for a quick breakfast.
Date published: 2012-05-03
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