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Quick and Easy Spinach Garlic Quinoa
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Jackie
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic clove , minced
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups fresh spinach , baby leaves, packed, coarsely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon table salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts (optional)
  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium high heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes stirring constantly.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add quinoa and broth. Cover and let simmer until cooked, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Once quinoa is cooked, add spinach and salt and paper. Cover once again and cook until the spinach has wilted, about 3 minutes.
  4. Serve with salmon and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. Enjoy!