Vegan Quinoa and Spinach Recipe

vegan quinoa and spinach

Vegan Quinoa and Spinach Recipe
8 Servings – Approximately 1/2 cup per serving | 3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving*

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large uncooked onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 tsp table salt

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a large  skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add quinoa to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, until quinoa starts to turn golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add broth and black pepper to skillet; bring to a boil. Cover skillet and reduce heat to low and simmer for 13 minutes; stir in spinach.
  4. Cover skillet and cook until spinach and quinoa are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 3 to 5 minutes; season with salt.

*Weight Watchers PointsPlus values are calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com

— Adapted from Weight Watchers

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2 Responses to Vegan Quinoa and Spinach Recipe

  1. Lenea says:

    This is really a great recipe. Even my 6 year old daughter loved it…Two thumbs up

  2. This is a great recipe! I love that you toast the quinoa first and then cook it all in one skillet. Thanks for sharing.

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