Tuesday, January 15, 2013

New Chicken, Quinoa, Spinach Recipe

New Chicken, Quinoa, Spinach Recipe

I just tried this one last night from oxygen magazine. It’s delicious!


5 chicken breast
Olive oil
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
11/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
3/4 cup quinoa
1/8 cup basil leaves
1 clove garlic, crushed
Dash salt and pepper
1 cup fresh spinach

Sauté onions and set aside
Season chicken with salt and pepper and sauté in olive oil for 4 minutes each side.
Remove and set aside
Pour chicken broth in skillet with uncooked quinoa, basil, garlic and cooked onion.
Stir and add chicken breast into the quinoa mixture.
Bring to a boil then lower heat and cover for 15-20 minutes until quinoa is fluffy and has absorbed water.
Stir in spinach until wilted
Remove and serve


  1. I have yet to cook with quinoa. I should get started. lol

    Dish looks great! :)

  2. It was delicious and my first time cooking with Quinoa!
    I will be making this again for sure :)

  3. what is the nutritional info on this?