Cheesy White Wine Chicken and Veg on Quinoa

Cheesy White Wine Chicken and Veg on Quinoa

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 519kcal


  • 1 lb chicken thighs chopped into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 cup cherry tomato halved
  • 2 cups broccoli florets chopped into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 113 g cream cheese I used light cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup quinoa dry, cooked to package directions
  • 1/4 cup white wine, dry


  • Heat olive oil in a large pan on medium heat
  • Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper to taste and stir fry until the majority of pieces are no longer pink.
  • Add the garlic, pepper flakes and italian season and stir until fully combined, continue to cook for 3 minutes or so at medium until fragrant
  • Turn the heat to high and add the white wine, scrape up the fond, then once wine is simmering heavily, reduce heat to medium-low
  • Fold in the tomatoes, broccoli and spinach, cover and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Once the spinach has fully melted and the broccoli is fork tender, but still has crunch, remove the pan from the heat
  • With the pan off the heat sprinkle in the shredded cheese and add the cream cheese in tablespoon sized dollops. Using a small wooden spoon stir until everything is combined
  • Serve over quinoa.


Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 815mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2295IU | Vitamin C: 53mg | Calcium: 215mg | Iron: 4mg