Meatless Monday
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Meatless Monday-Quinoa, Veggie, and Walnut Stir-Fry

Happy Monday!  Hope everyone had a great Easter weekend!  It has been awhile since I posted a Meatless Monday, but I have a delicious one for you today from Relish.com.  Follow the directions below for a healthy and delicious meatless Monday recipe!

1 Cup Quinoa

1 Garlic Clove, minced

2 Cups Water

5 Ounces Baby Spinach

1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes,

1/2 Cup Walnut Pieces, toasted

1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese

1 Small Head of Broccoli (I added this to the recipe for a few more veggies!)

Olive Oil

Salt, Pepper to taste

Quinoa Ingredients

Quinoa Ingredients

Place quinoa in small bowl, add just enough water to cover, and swish to rinse

Pour into fine mesh strainer to drain well

Heat olive oil in large skillet

Add quinoa

Cook, stirring, over medium eat until golden (about 10 minutes)

Add garlic and cook, stirring 1 minute

Quinoa Toasting

Quinoa Toasting

Bring 2 cups of water to boil in saucepan, and add salt and quinoa

Bring to boil again, reduce heat, cover, and cook over medium-low heat until water is absorbed

In skillet, sauté tomatoes, broccoli, and spinach

Season with salt and pepper

Veggies and Quinoa Cooking

Veggies and Quinoa Cooking

Once sautéed, add to quinoa

Stir in walnuts and cheese, and more seasonings if needed

Veggies, Walnuts, Quinoa, and Cheese Combined

Veggies, Walnuts, Quinoa, and Cheese Combined

Stir to combine

Serve once cheese is melted

Plated Quinoa, Veggie, and Walnut Stir-Fry

Plated Quinoa, Veggie, and Walnut Stir-Fry

Stay hungry…

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