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  • Serves: 7 Servings

Quinoa Italian Style

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Category: Low Fat, Low Calorie

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Minced Onions
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 lb Ground lean top round
  • -Or Harvest Burger per inst.
  • 2 8 oz. Cans Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Can 16 oz Tomatoes
  • -Or 4 chopped fresh
  • 1 ts Low Sodium Salt
  • 2 ts Dried Oregano
  • 3 ts Chopped fresh Basil
  • -2 tsp dried
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 3 c Cooked Quinoa
  • 1/4 lb Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/4 lb Low-Fat Mozzarella Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese several
  • -shakes


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees if baking.
In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion and garlic until cooked. Add
the ground meat or Harvest Burger and water, tomato sauce, tomatoes, salt,
oregano, sweet basil, and sugar and simmer until the ingredients are just
cooked, or slightly underdone.
In a casserole, layer the sauce and quinoa, dollop some of the ricotta,
sprinkle on some of the mozzarella and do another layer so that there are
two or three with sauce on top. Sprinkle on the Parmesan cheese and
Microwave for 10 minutes or bake for about 35. Serve hot.

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