Quinoa and broccoli rank high on F&W readers’ list of top 10 favorite ingredients. Adding cheese and eggs to the mix yields a tempting first course or dinner.
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1 cup quinoa
1 1/2 pounds broccoli, thick stems peeled, cut into pieces
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into small pieces
Freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
Preheat the oven to 400°.
Whisk the quinoa into a large pot of boiling salted water and cook for 8 minutes. Add the broccoli and continue boiling until the broccoli and quinoa are tender, about 7 minutes. Drain the quinoa and broccoli in a fine sieve and let cool completely.
In a bowl, whisk the egg with the oil, cheese and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Fold in the quinoa and broccoli and transfer the mixture to an 8-inch-square baking dish; cover tightly with foil. Bake until the gratin is hot, about 20 minutes; Serve.
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