Cheesy Smoked Sausage and Veggies on Quinoa

Cheesy Smoked Sausage and Veggies on Quinoa

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 502kcal

Ingredients

  • 13 oz smoked sausage sliced
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 1/2 large red onion chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • olive oil for frying

Instructions

  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add the quinoa and bouillon, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or package instructions. When it’s cooked drain it and set aside
  • Heat oil in a large pan, once sizzling add the sausage and fry for 5-8 minutes until the sausage begins to brown.
  • Add the white onion and continue to saute another 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the red onion and broccoli to the pan, sprinkle over the spices, then add the water and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium and cover for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, sprinkle in the cheese and stir til fully melted in. Stir in the quinoa, taste and adjust seasoning with lemon juice and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1574mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 571IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 2mg