Healthy Beef Vegetable Quinoa Stew

Healthy Beef Vegetable Quinoa Stew Healthy Recipe

8 Servings 55 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 305 Calories
Tags: | meat


1/2 Cup Quinoa
1 Cup Water
1 Lb Ground Beef
1 1/2 Cup, chopped Onions
2 Tsp Garlic
2 Can (15 oz) Tomatoes
2 1/2 Cup Pasta Sauce
1 3/4 Cup Beef Broth Or Bouillon Canned Soup
2 Cup, chopped Zucchini
1 Cup Mushrooms
1 Cup, chopped Red Bell Pepper
1/4 Tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 Tsp, ground Basil
1/4 Tsp, ground Oregano
1 Dash Pepper
2 Cup Spinach
6 Tsp Parmesan Cheese


Cook quiona: In a small pot, add ½ cup quinoa and stir in 1 cup water.

Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer, cover, and cook on low heat, until all water is absorbed, about 12-15 minutes.

In a large nonstick pot, add ground beef, onions, and garlic.

Brown beef throughly, stirring often and breaking up beef into very small pieces.

Once browned, drain excess fat.

Add beef and onions back to pot.

Stir in tomatoes, pasta sauce, beef broth, zucchini, mushrooms, red bell peppers, red pepper flakes, Italian seasonings, and black pepper.

Mix well.

Bring to a boil, turn down to simmer, cover, and cook 25 minutes.

Remove cover, stir in spinach and cooked quinoa.

Mix well.

Cook 2 more minutes, until spinach is wilted.

Serve, garnished with parmesan cheese.


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