Main Dishes

Quick Black Bean Enchilada Quinoa

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Another one-pot wonder. The leftovers reheat well and could also be rolled up in a tortilla to re-purpose them. You probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen now. This is definitely a make-up filling, healthy dish.

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1 cup quinoa, rinsed (I used multi-colored)
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
2 cups corn, fresh or frozen (I had fresh that had been cooked on the grill the day before) I just cut it off the cob
1 can diced tomatoes
1 packet taco seasoning, low-sodium
1 can red enchilada sauce (10 ounce)
1/2 cup water
2 cups chopped kale or spinach
1/2 cup Daiya cheddar shreds
Garnish, avocodo, limes, cilantro
In a large skillet combine rinsed quinoa, black beans, sweet potato, corn, tomatoes, taco seasoning, enchilada sauce and water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until quinoa is done (about...
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Nutritions

Calories
1553

Sodium
284mg
11% DV

Fat
60g
92% DV

Protein
31g
63% DV

Carbs
112g
38% DV

Fiber
24g
96% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV