This savory protein packed backed quinoa is a must-try. Made using Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 Savoury Meal, make this your go-to side dish.

High-Protein Baked Quinoa with Spinach and Feta

4 servings
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped spinach (loosely packed)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced (reserve half for garnish)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 scoops Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 Savoury Meal (or Herbalife Nutrition Instant Soup, Chicken and Vegetable Flavor)
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 2 tsp olive oil 2 TBSP low fat feta
  • Preheat oven to 375° F (190° C) degrees.
  • Generously grease an 8” square baking dish with oil or pan spray and set aside.
  • In a prepared baking dish, mix together quinoa, spinach, half of the green onions, salt, pepper, and Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 Savoury Meal. Add feta. Pour water over. Stir gently with a fork to mix thoroughly, then cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with reserved green onions and drizzle with olive oil before serving.

Note: For baked polenta, replace ½ cup quinoa with ½ cup cornmeal and prepare as directed.

Nutrition Facts

Yields 4 servings. Per serving:

9 g
19 g
9 g
2.5 g
490 mg
Susan Bowerman

Susan BowermanM.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman is the senior director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife. She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Dietetic Advisory Board (DAB). As a registered dietitian, she educates distributors about our global nutrition philosophy and is responsible for developing nutrition education and training materials. Bowerman earned a B.S. in Biology with distinction from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in Food Science and Nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and holds two board certifications as a specialist in Sports Dietetics and in Obesity and Weight Management. When she is not busy teaching and writing, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening. Her favorite Herbalife products include Simply Probiotic and Herbalife Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Banana Caramel.