Turkey and Spinach Quinoa Casserole

Again, another simple dish to make. I love using quinoa to cook. It’s delicious. This recipe is easy and yummy! For 2 people, there was a good amount leftover.

Turkey and Spinach Quinoa Casserole
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 Cups of dry quinoa
  2. Ground turkey
  3. 1 Medium onion, chopped
  4. Minced garlic
  5. 4-5 Large handfuls spinach, chopped
  6. 2 Cups of tomato sauce
  7. 1 Cup of gluten free bread crumbs
  8. 2 Cups of cheddar cheese, shredded
  9. 1/4 Tsp of thyme, dry
  10. 2 Tsp of basil, dry
  11. Salt & ground black pepper
  12. Coconut oil cooking spray
  13. Green onions. chopped
  14. Avocado, chopped
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Instructions
  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package instructions then add to a large mixing bowl
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray a large baking dish with cooking spray
  3. Preheat a pan and spray with cooking spray
  4. Add the turkey and sautee, breaking into pieces with the spatula, until browned and cooked. Drain the excess liquid and add to the bowl with quinoa
  5. Return the pan to the heat and spray with cooking spray again. Add garlic and onions, and fry until golden brown. Add spinach and sauté until it's wilted. Transfer to a bowl with quinoa and turkey
  6. Into the same bowl, add tomato sauce, bread crumbs, thyme, basil, salt and ground pepper to taste and mix well
  7. Transfer the mixture in a baking dish, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 10-15 minutes
  8. Sprinkle with green onions and avocado
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