Quick and easy! Quinoa with tomatoes and baby spinach, topped with grilled chicken!
Quinoa with tomatoes and baby spinach salad
Fast and easy, Quinoa is an ancient grain its complete protein profile also makes it a vegetarian friendly entree. Ready in less than 30 minutes.
1-tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic
1 cup Quinoa, rinsed and well drained
2 cups chicken broth, reduced sodium or water
2-cups baby spinach
2 cups cherry/grape tomatoes cut in half
Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add Quinoa, stirring constantly (prevents sticking) for1-2 minutes. Add broth or water. Stir, bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover. Cook for 15 minutes or until tender.
- Add baby spinach and cook for one minute. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes with lid on. Fluff with fork and transfer to a bowl and combine with tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve topped with grilled chicken.