Main Dishes

Gluten Free Vegetarian Pumpkin Quinoa Bowl

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Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa Bowl - tastes like fall in a bowl!

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1/4 Cup Dry Quinoa - 1/2 Cup Water
3/4 Cup Sliced Celery (about 1 stalk)
2 Cups Cubed Pumpkin (1/2 small pumpkin)*
1 Tb Butter
1 Tb Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries
2 Tb Chopped Pecans
Salt/Pepper to taste
1/3 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
2 Tb Milk
1/4 Cup Gorgonzola Cheese
Begin cooking quinoa in water according to package directions. Some quinoa requires a rinse before cooking.
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Nutritions

Calories
472

Sodium
463mg
19% DV

Fat
28g
43% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
32g
10% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV