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Green Bean Quinoa Casserole
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoon whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup fried onions
  • 2 tablespoons panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place quinoa and 1 1/2 cup broth into large sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 15-20 minutes until all broth is absorbed.
  4. While quinoa is cooking, bring a large pot of salted water to boil over high heat.
  5. Add green beans and cook for about 3 minutes so they are crisp and not fully cooked. Drain in colander and set aside.
  6. In a large skillet, add oil. onion and garlic and cook 3-4 minutes until softened.
  7. Add mushrooms and cook another 3-4 minutes.
  8. Add flour to mushroom mixture and mix well.
  9. Add broth and milk and continue to stir to prevent lumps. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Add cheese, quinoa and green beans and remove from heat.
  11. Top with Parmesan cheese, fried onions and panko crumbs.
  12. Place in a baking dish and cook for 30 minutes uncovered.