Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

Looking for a healthier alternative to pasta, I came up with this entree for my newly vegetarian teen son. He gave it two thumbs up and dubbed it a cross between spaghetti and pizza. I hope your family enjoys it, too! Omit the cheese for a completely vegan dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add 2 TB olive oil to a large skillet at medium heat. Add chopped mushrooms, chopped onion and crushed garlic. Saute 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add chopped spinach to skillet and cover. Cook for ~5 minutes, stirring as needed. Onions should be softened and spinach reduced at the end of this step.
  3. Mix in cooked quinoa, stirring to evenly combine vegetables and quinoa. Stir in crushed tomatoes and Italian Seasoning. Heat through, ~10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir in parmesan cheese and sliced olives and heat another 5 minutes.
  5. More sliced olives or cheese may be added to individual servings, as desired.