Okra and Tomato Quinoa

By • October 4, 2011 • 1 Comments



Author Notes: This started out as a simple recipe that a neighbor gave my mom back in the 80's. She used white rice and no cheese. I was recently given a BIG bag of fresh okra from my boyfriend's parents' garden a month ago and my mom told me about this recipe. I had also just bought a bag of quinoa and some fresh parmesan cheese so I added my own touch to it. I love this recipe and how simple but delicious it is! Works well as a side or meatless meal.laurenp81

Serves 4-6

  • 16 ounces okra
  • 14.5 ounces can Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano
  • 1 cup raw quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • additional basil & oregano to taste (if desired)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Pour vegetable broth, quinoa, okra and tomatoes (with juice) in 9x9 baking dish.
  3. Grate parmesan. Mix with additional spices if you choose to do so and then sprinkle mixture on top.
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until quinoa is cooked.
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Stringio

over 2 years ago molls to the wall

Tried this out tonight with frozen okra and shredded queso blanco. Perfect easy side!