• 1 Rating

This quinoa and roasted beets bowl is packed with savory flavor. Make it vegan by omitting the cheese and add olives.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Cut tops off beets and trim root ends. Halve or quarter beets. Place beets and garlic in a 15x10-inch baking pan. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp. of the oil and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. of the salt and the pepper; toss to coat. Cover with foil.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Roast 20 to 25 minutes or until beets are tender. Let stand, covered, 15 minutes. If desired, to remove skins, wrap beets, one at a time, in a paper towel and gently rub to remove skins. (If skins are very tender, you do not need to remove them.) Mash garlic.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the water, quinoa, and the remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Instructions Checklist
  • For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine the remaining 3 Tbsp. oil, the mashed garlic, vinegar, thyme, and mustard. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Cover and shake well.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • In a serving dish arrainge cooked quinoa, vinaigrette, cheese, walnuts, and shallot.

Instructions Checklist
  • Top quinoa mixture with roasted beets. Sprinkle with additional snipped fresh thyme. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Make It Vegan

Omit the cheese. If desired, substitute 1/3 cup sliced pitted kalamata olives for the cheese.

Nutrition Facts

364 calories; 19 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 521 mg sodium. 548 mg potassium; 38 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 11 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 97 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 169 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Reviews

1 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0