High-Protein Baked Quinoa with Spinach and Feta

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
Product
Type
Calories
150
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  • 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:

Calories:
150
Protein:
9 g
Carbohydrate:
19 g
Fat:
9 g
Fiber:
2.5 g
Sodium:
490 mg
Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND –Sr.Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

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

Susan Bowerman earned a B.S. in biology with distinction from the University of Colorado, and received her M.S. in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a registered dietitian, holds two board certifications from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a certified specialist in sports dietetics, and a certified specialist in obesity and weight management, and is a Fellow of the Academy.