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Quinoa with Broccoli and Feta For One

This is an easy dish to make and can be sped up by prepping the two main ingredients before hand.
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: broccoli, plant-based, quinoa
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup quinoa or 3/4 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup cooked broccoli can be steamed or roasted
  • 1 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried cranberries you don't have to measure - just sprinkle on as many as you like!

Instructions

Cooking the Quinoa

  • Place the quinoa in a small saucepan with 1/2 a cup of water and bring to a boil on the stove.
  • When the water reaches a boil, turn the heat down to low and let simmer, covered, for 10-12 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Once the water is absorbed, remove from heat, fluff the quinoa with a fork and let sit covered for a few minutes

Cooking the Broccoli

  • If you need to cook the broccoli, fill a small saucepan with 1 cup of water. Place a small steamer in the water and place two chopped up florets of broccoli in the saucepan. Cover and turn the heat on high. Steam for 5-7 minutes or until fork tender

Assembling the Dish

  • Place cooked quinoa in a bowl, top with cooked broccoli. Sprinkle feta and dried cranberries over top
  • Drizzle your favourite dressing over top and serve

Notes

More Protein

If you want more protein you can easily add the following:
  • chicken or shrimp
  • hard or soft boiled egg
  • black beans
  • your favourite protein
Don't be afraid to toss in any leftovers you may have to boost your protein.