5 from 2 votes
Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quinoa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Roasted tomatoes, warm, creamy goat cheese, toasted pinenuts, and lemon butter. Mouth-watering. 

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa with goat cheese, quinoa with roasted tomato
Servings: 4 -5 adult servings
Calories: 431 kcal
Author: Stephanie
Ingredients
  • 1 c quinoa rinsed
  • 2 c chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 T butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large juicy lemon
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 heaping T olive oil
  • 4 oz. goat cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 c pinenuts
  • salt
  • pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring broth to boil in saucepan, add rinsed quinoa. Turn down heat to low, simmer 15 minutes, covered. Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes, still covered.
  2. Heat oven or toaster oven to broil. Coat tomatoes with olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Line baking sheet with foil, broil tomatoes 5-8 minutes, or until tomatoes begin to char and burst.
  3. Melt butter in frying pan, add garlic. Sauté on med/low 2 minutes. Add juice of lemon, cook additional 2 minutes.
  4. Toast pinenuts in dry frying pan on medium, stirring frequently until fragrant and begin to lightly brown.
  5. Gently combine hot quinoa with roasted tomatoes, goat cheese crumbles, toasted pinenuts, drizzle with garlic lemon butter, then top with additional salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes

PRESSURE COOKER: Turn pressure cooker on to any mode to heat inner pot. Toast pine nuts about 5 minutes in inner pot until lightly toasted, remove and set aside. Broil tomatoes as instructed in oven. For quinoa, combine quinoa, reduce broth to 1 1/2 c, press rice setting and cook for 1 minute with natural release. Remove quinoa from pot. Melt butter in pot, saute garlic until fragrant, add lemon juice, mix well. Gently mix quinoa with lemon butter, charred tomatoes, goat cheese crumbles, and toasted pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quinoa
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 431 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 821mg 34%
Potassium 556mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 30.9%
Vitamin C 33.5%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.