Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa


The classic Cheddar cheese and broccoli combo served in quinoa.

close up view of Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa in a bowl
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 cups


  • 2 cups chopped broccoli

  • 1 ¾ cups vegetable broth

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine broccoli, broth, and quinoa in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, place a cover on the saucepan, and cook at a simmer until the broth has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Stir Cheddar cheese into the quinoa, replace the lid, and set aside until the cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes; season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

299 Calories
12g Fat
33g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 299
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 394mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 41mg 205%
Calcium 254mg 20%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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