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3 cups Cooked Quinoa (cooked According To Package Instructions)
1 cup broccoli florets, chopped into small chunks
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
10 baby carrots, sliced thinly
3-4 kale leaves, chopped
1/2 cup green peas
1/4 cup olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
2 cups shredded cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp. Panko breadcrumbs (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a large baking sheet by lining with aluminum foil and coating with a little olive oil or nonstick cooking spray.
Place prepared veggies on the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until vegetables have softened. Remove from oven and set aside.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Whisk in flour and cook 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, stirring constantly until mixture is slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheddar cheese until well distributed and melted. Add salt and pepper and additional spices as desired.
Mix veggies, cooked quinoa, and cheese sauce together.
Place mixture in a baking dish or ramekins and sprinkle with panko breadcrumbs. Place under the broiler in your oven (500 degrees) for 2-4 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read. Please sign up for the weekly newsletter at Super Healthy Kids
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Originally posted 2015-04-06 11:04:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter