Fresh Veggies with Quinoa

Back when I was still pregnant, I wanted some really fresh, flavorful veggies. Well I certainly wasn’t going to deny that craving, so here’s what I made:

I used the mandolin slicer attachment for my cheese grater, and damned if it didn’t slice up that zucchini real nice. I also cut up (the boring, old-fashioned way) about 1/2 a cauliflower and one broccoli crown. I sauteed all of this in olive oil, and used a ton of dried basil and a little garlic salt to flavor it. I cooked everything very lightly so that the veggies were still crisp. 


I cut some grape tomatoes in half and threw them in just long enough to warm up. If you cook them too long they turn to mush, and you basically made a tomato sauce on accident.



I put this over some quinoa, but you could also use any kind of rice or pasta. You could also add some Parmesan or feta cheese if you like.

This was so healthy and satisfying, I wish I had a big bowlful right now! 


March 7, 2014. Tags: , , , , , . Cooking.


  1. mywildhood replied:

    Looks delicious! I just saw a recipe for baked and breaded zucchini chips, so now I hve two reasons to use that slicer on the back of the cheese grader!

  2. Ani replied:

    Simply delicious! Quinoa is one of my favorite bases.

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