Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Aug. 11, 2023


2 cups vegetable broth1 cup quinoa, rinsed2 cups chopped fresh broccoli2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup chopped onion1/4 cup chopped green pepper1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper


In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 12-15 minutes, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and green pepper; cook and stir until tender, 5-7 minutes. Stir in quinoa mixture, 1/2 cup cheese, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover and let stand until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 350 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 876mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein.