Quinoa Mexi 6-Layer (Ww Core)

Recipe by Whirlwind
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Prepare Quinoa: Rinse in a sieve under running water. Dry Roast in a skillet for approximately 7 minutes until a crackling sound is heard. Boil 1.5 cups of water in a small saucepan, add the dry roasted quinoa. Turn down the heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • While quinoa is simmering, heat oil in large skillet. Add garlic and chopped onions, cook 2 or 3 minutes.
  • Add beef, spices and hot sauce. You may want to add a little salt and pepper here also. Brown.
  • Spread quinoa in a large baking dish.
  • Layer remaining ingredients in this order: Beef, corn, tomatoes, salsa, black beans and finally the grated soy cheese (Jalapeño flavor recommended).
  • Bake at 450°F for 20 minutes.
  • Broil for an additional 3-5 minutes to turn the cheese golden.