Mexican Quinoa Casserole

Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

A very healthy alternative to a pasta casserole! Mostly hands off once everything is mixed, and yet another way to use the latest super food!

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  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Farenheit.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, mix together the first seven ingredients, tomatoes through quinoa.
  3. 3. Pour into a 2 quart baking dish and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Replace foil and bake another 30 minutes.
  4. 4. While quinoa mixture is baking, prepare ground beef with taco seasoning and water. Simmer until water has evaporated.
  5. 5. When quinoa mixture has finished baking, remove from oven and fluff with a fork. Stir in taco seasoning beef. Top with cheddar cheese and run under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  6. 6. Serve with optional sour cream, chopped cilantro and lime juice squeezed over.