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Front view of broccoli quinoa in a white bowl on a white plate.

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Place quinoa, water and broccoli in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover and simmer until water is absorbed (13-15 minutes).
  2. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Cover and allow cheese to melt for about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


Adapted from Closet Cooking

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cheddar broccoli quinoa