Greens and Quinoa Pie

Malinda Coletta

By
@Professorchef

Technically, quinoa is not a grain (it's related to spinach and chard). Here, greens are wilted then mixed with quinoa and cheese for a golden-crusted savory pie.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 c
quinoa
2 1/2 c
vegetable or chicken broth
1 lb
spinach, fresh
2/3
head romaine
2 Tbsp
oil
1 medium
onion
1/8 c
dill, fresh
1/8 c
feta cheese
1/8 c
goat cheese
2
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place quinoa in small saucepan, and toast over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until almost dry. Add 2 1/2 cups vegtable stock, and season with salt, if desired. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and transfer to large bowl.
2
Heat large pot over medium heat. Add spinach, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until wilted, stirring frequently or tossing with tongs. Add romaine, and wilt 1 to 2 minutes more. Transfer greens to strainer, and squeeze out excess moisture. Transfer to cutting board, and chop into small pieces. Stir greens into quinoa.
3
Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat 1 Tbs. oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, and sauté 10 minutes, or until browned. Add cooked onions, green onions, dill, crumbled feta cheese, and crumbled goat cheese to quinoa mixture. Stir in eggs; season with salt and pepper, if desired.
4
Pour 1 Tbs. oil into 9-inch pie pan, and place in oven. Heat 5 minutes, or until oil is hot. Swirl oil to coat bottom of pan, then spread quinoa mixture in pan with spatula. Bake 20 minutes. Drizzle pie with remaining 1 Tbs. oil, and bake 20 to 30 minutes more, or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy