Quinoa and Sausage One-Pot Dinner

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is an easy to prepare meal that blends the flavors of fall while incorporating whole grains and greens. You can spice it up by changing the sausage to a more spicy variety. The original recipe comes from Whole Foods.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, cook sausage, onions and sage over medium-high heat until just browned, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add cider, quinoa, cranberries, thyme, salt and 3/4 cup water and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits.
  3. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until liquid is just absorbed, 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in kale, cover again and set aside off of the heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Uncover, fluff with a fork and serve.