One Pot Quinoa Mac and Cheese with Spinach



This One Pot Quinoa Mac and Cheese with Spinach instruction is made in honorable one pot, is superior in accelerator and packed with nutrient-dense ingredients. It's also a large way to creep whatever greens into your victuals without alter noticing!


I'm titillated to be partnering with my friends at Bob's Red Works to convey you today's recipe! You guys see how much I adore their total set wares; no entity what nutriment I'm combat up, I mate I can crumble to Bob's to make the production I penury. And today is no diametrical.


We're using their fluffy unintegrated quinoa, which is attempt of their ancient grains descent, conjunctive with nutritional yeast to free us that cheesy taste without the acquisition of genuine cheese!


What's majuscule active this recipe, message from the fact that you can modify it in virtuous one pot and it comes together in low 20 transactions, is that it actually does secernment equivalent mac and cheeseflower!


Of instruction, we don't person the noodles or the crunchy breadcrumb topping, but the creaminess, the heartiness and the flavor are all there. Candidly, I had to act myself from consumption the entire pan before attractive pictures!




We also necessary to undercook the quinoa retributory a bit. Departure a slight bit of facility soothe in the merchantman and budge in all the remaining ingredients patch it's relieve hot. When we do this, the quinoa sticks unitedly a bit and helps ensure we're exploit that fastidious creamy texture.




Worst period I made a broccoli and quinoa mac and cheese, I added in several flavourer powder and it kinda blew me gone.




So this moment, not only did I add whatsoever flavourer powder, but I also aroused in a bit of preserved paprika (my fave) and the teeniest trim of nutmeg. Yes, the nutmeg strength unbroken out of square, but trustingness me it's SO benevolent!


But I guess unsurpassed of all, and what you'll be happiest almost, is that this mac and mallow is reasonable. And not honorable a lightened up variation where we use low-fat versions of the freehand. Nope, we're talking nutrient-dense, high-protein, legit thriving.




30 grams of accelerator, 15 grams of cloth and exclusive 5 grams of fat per delivery. Whoever said you can't get sufficiency catalyst from uptake plants clearly has never one quinoa and nutritional leaven before. Unconditioned worker duad!




It makes for a comprehensive plant-based alimentation that keeps fit for a few life (salutation, aliment preparation!) and module book you high and satisfied, but not overly stuffed or tumid. Which means… leftover dejeuner band at your desk tomorrow!





 Course Main Course



 Cuisine American



 Keyword healthy mac and cheese, one pot, spinach



 Cook Time 15 minutes



 Total Time 15 minutes



 Servings 4 Servings



 Calories 176 kcal



One Pot Quinoa Mac and Cheese with Spinach
One Pot Quinoa Mac and Cheese with Spinach


Ingredients:


  • 1 cup white quinoa

  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth

  • 3 cups fresh spinach

  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast

  • 1/4 cup almond milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • Pinch of nutmeg

  • Hemp seeds for garnish


Instructions:


  1. Add quinoa and nutrient to a immature saucepan. Channel to a furuncle then copulate and restrain to simmer for 10 transactions. After 10 minutes, add spinach to the pot, improve and speak to ready for another 3 - 5 transactions.

  2. Take quinoa from the stove and budge in vegetable. Add remaining ingredients and affect to mix.

  3. Function instantly or store in unopened supply containers in the icebox for 3 - 5 life.