Jalepeno Popper Quinoa Recipe

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Jalepeno Popper Quinoa

Jennifer Jaudon

By
@jennylou122

this was a "lets see if this works" moment in the kitchen, and boy did it! This got rave reviews by my family

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
quinoa
16 oz
low fat cream cheese
4 large
chicken breasts
1 1/2 c
breadcrumbs
1 c
shredded cheddar cheese
4
jalepenos
2 clove
garlic
2 tsp
paprika

Step-By-Step

1make the quinoa according to package directions, set aside
2chop jalepenos-if you dont want this dish to be spicy, remove seeds and membranes before chopping.
3on a stovetop, cook chicken breasts in olive oil, with 2 cloves of garlic, salt and pepper. when their done, cut into bite-sized pieces
4mix the first 3 ingredients with added onion powder in a casserole dish.
5in a bag, mix the cup of shredded cheese with the breadcrumbs, adding 2 tsp paprika (i also added black pepper and garlic powder) shake together, and spread on top of casserole
6bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 min or until cheese is melted and crumbs are crispy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American