Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole (Vegan)

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole (Vegan)

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole (Vegan) Recipes

Inspired by the classic comfort dish “Broccoli Rice Casserole”, this healthier remake leaves out the butter, condensed soup, and is totally vegan!

Cuisine : Gluten-Free, Vegan,
Recipe Yields : 8 medium bowls
Prep time : 30 minutes
Cook time : 20 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups white quinoa (uncooked)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 large head broccoli (or 3-4 cups broccoli florets)
  • 8 oz. mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups vegan cheddar shreds (plus more for topping if desired)
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • 1-2 flax eggs* (optional)

Instructions

  1. Rinse quinoa well. Simmer covered in 3 cups water (or veggie broth for more flavor) for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, dice onion and mushrooms. Mince garlic. Chop broccoli florets.
  3. Preheat oven to 375.
  4. Saute onion and mushrooms over medium-high heat for about 5-7 minutes or until slightly softened. Remove any extra liquid from the mushrooms.
  5. Steam broccoli for 2-3 minutes. (Or simply saute in the skillet you cooked the onion and mushrooms in.)
  6. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients with the cooked quinoa (and flax egg if using). Mix well.
  7. Add mixture to a 9×13" baking dish (lightly sprayed if desired). Spread out evenly and lightly press down. Sprinkle additional cheese on top if desired.
  8. Bake for about 15-20 minutes.

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