Side Dishes

Rosemary Quinoa Mac and Cheese

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Let\\\'s start by stating the obvious: quinoa is not macaroni. This dish is made in the spirit of macaroni and cheese with quinoa substituting for macaroni. Now that we’ve named it, let’s talk science: I\\\'ve mentioned before that quinoa is a \\\"complete protein\\\" meaning it contains an adequate portion of all nine essential amino acids we need. So if you\\\'ve ever thought, \\\"I wish I could get more protein into my family\\\'s diet\\\" or \\\"I love mac and chee

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1 1/2 c. uncooked quinoa
3 c. vegetable broth or water
1 1/2 t. salt, divided
2 large eggs
1 c. fat free half & half
3 oz. shredded Parmesan cheese
3 oz. shredded colby/monterey jack cheese
3 T. fresh rosemary, minced
Preheat the oven to 350. Spray an 8X8 inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. In a large saucepan, cook the quinoa in vegetable broth (or water) with 1/2 t. salt according to package directions....
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Nutritions

Calories
272

Sodium
1197mg
49% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
14g
29% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV