Monday, October 21, 2013

Warming White Bean & Veggie Quinoa Bowl

You know how sometimes you look at a recipe and think "Gee...I don't have time to do all this!"  This recipe takes under 1/2 hr. It's quick and easy!

Warming White Bean & Veggie Quinoa Bowl

1 c. quinoa
1/2 c. thinly sliced leek
1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes with juice
1 16-oz. can navy beans
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 6-oz. package of baby spinach
1/4 tsp. garam masala

-Rinse & cook the quinoa according to package instructions.
-Meanwhile in a large saucepan, line the bottom with water. Add the leeks and simmer until soft.
-Add the tomatoes, beans, and garlic powder. Stir & simmer for 2-3 minutes.
-Stir in the spinach & cook until it wilts. Turn off heat.
-Add the garam masala. Stir until combined.

Add the desired amount of quinoa in a bowl. Add the bean/veggie mixture over the top! Enjoy!

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