ONE POT SUPREME PIZZA QUINOA CASSEROLE

ONE POT SUPREME PIZZA QUINOA CASSEROLE

Ingredient:

  • 2 Italian turkey sausages, casings removed
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2.25 ounce can sliced black olives
  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 3/4 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese

Instructions:

  1. Over medium-high heat, spray a large skillet with cooking spray.
  2. Add the sausage to the skillet and crumble with a wooden spoon.
  3. When the sausage is cooked add in the red onion, bell pepper, minced garlic, spinach and olives.
  4. Sauté for a couple minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  5. Add in the basil, oregano, parsley, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, tomato paste and tomato sauce and stir until everything is combined.
  6. Add in the quinoa and water and stir to combine.
  7. When the mixture starts to bubble, cover with a lid and cook on medium low heat for approximately 20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  8. Top with the mozzarella cheese and cover with the lid cooking another minute or until the cheese is melted.
  9. Serve immediately, Enjoy!!

Yields: 6

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