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Offline Shelly

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Pasta, rice, and grains (Meatless)
« on: September 09, 2013, 01:06:46 PM »
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Cheesy Quinoa Pilaf with Spinach 

This is one of my favorites!

1/4 cup quinoa, rinsed in fine sieve
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons raw sunflower seeds (sometimes I use pinenuts - fantastic!)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh spinach leaves - frozen also works
1 teaspoons lemon juice
1/3 cup grated goat gouda cheese - I've used non-goat gouda....also good

Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the quinoa, and cook until the quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain in a mesh strainer, and rinse until cold. set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, stir in the sunflower seeds, and cook until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic, and cook until the garlic softens and the aroma mellows, about 2 minutes. Stir in the quinoa and spinach; cook and stir until hot, and the spinach has wilted. Stir in the lemon juice, and all but a pinch of the cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted. Serve sprinkled with the remaining cheese.
« Last Edit: September 09, 2013, 06:06:33 PM by Shelly »
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Offline MissMandy

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Re: Pasta, rice, and grains (Meatless)
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2014, 01:36:34 PM »
Sweet Corn Spoonbread

  1 (8.5-ounce) package JIFFY Corn Muffin Mix
  1 (14.75-ounce) can cream style corn
  1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  1 cup sour cream
  3 eggs
  1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Preheat the oven to 375 and lightly grease a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the ingredients and mix well. Pour the mixture into the casserole dish. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until the spoonbread is set.

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Mandy, wife to Jean, furmama to Irish Wolfhound Grimmauld (Grimm), living in the mountains of Virginia.  Childless by circumstance and loving it! ♥