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Quinoa with Chicken, Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato sauce

Enjoy this healthy alternative to traditional tomato sauce.


  • 1 cup of quinoa

  • 2 cups vegetable stock

  • 1/2 bunch spinach (washed)

  • 1 clove of garlic (minced)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 small red onion

  • 1 chicken breast thinly diced (optional)

  • 800g tinned tomatoes

  • 200g mushrooms

  • 1 ½ teaspoons basil

  • 1 ½ teaspoons oregano

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1.

    Bring the vegetable stock to the boil, add quinoa.

  • 2.

    Stir gently then reduce heat and simmer for 10-12mins.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan, cook the spinach until tender, then drain water chop & set aside.

  • 4.

    Add olive oil, garlic and onion to saucepan and cook for 1-2 mins.

  • 5.

    Add chicken and cook on medium heat until cooked through.

  • 6.

    Add tomato, mushrooms, spinach, basil & oregano and cook for a further 10-15mins on low heat.

  • 7.

    Add salt & pepper to taste.

  • 8.

    Combine the quinoa with the sauce & serve with fresh bread on the side.

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Posted by Kerry223Report
This is gorgeous! Love the natural taste.