Cooking with Cat: Cheesy Spinach Quinoa
This nutritious and easy recipe is perfect for toddlers transitioning into Stage 3, and it offers enough flavor for mom and dad to enjoy. This dish serves as a potent source of vitamins and nutrients that are needed for a balanced and healthy diet. Spinach is an excellent source of Calcium and Iron which are essential to our health. Calcium helps strengthen bones, and Iron is important for muscle protein. For more information on the necessary nutrients your baby needs, check out our Nutrient Chart.
This recipe will yield 6 servings.
Here is what you will need:
Stage 3 + 4 + 5
Perfect for toddlers transitioning into Stage 3, and this dish offers enough flavor for mom and dad to enjoy too.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and quinoa to oil., stirring until quinoa is lightly toasted. Pour broth into the pan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 25 minutes. A white “halo” around the quinoa grains is a sign that they are done cooking. Remove from heat.
Fold in chopped spinach and parmesan cheese, stirring until spinach is wilted. Serve warm.
Recipe Yields: 6 Servings
Cover and store in the refrigerator.
Storage Time: 3 days in the refrigerator
This recipe is a great source of vitamins and nutrients that are needed for a balanced and healthy diet.