Quinoa Spinach Bake


Recipe Ingredients

1 pkg. fresh baby spinach
½ c. olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 T. minced garlic
½ T. thyme
1 c. sun-dried tomatoes, julienned
½ t. red pepper flakes
1 t. white pepper
1 box quinoa, dry
4 c. water
1 c. cottage cheese
1 T. salt
2 eggs
1 c. parmesan cheese


Bring quinoa and water to a boil. Simmer 5 minutes, cover and let stand 10 minutes more. Saute onions with dried tomatoes and garlic in olive oil until onions are translucent. Add spinach, thyme, red pepper, white pepper, and salt. Saute until spinach wilts; set aside. Mix together cooked quinoa, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, and eggs. Fold quinoa mixture into the spinach mixture and pour into pan. Cover with parchment paper and bake at 350° F for 25-35 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170° F.