Stovetop Cheesy Quinoa (Gluten Free, Easy)
This Stovetop Cheesy Quinoa is creamy, cheesy and delicious. A great addition to any meal or even good served alone.
Side, Side Dish
American, Gluten Free
half & half cream
plain greek yogurt full fat
sharp cheddar cheese shredded
monterey jack cheese shredded
salt & pepper to taste
Cook quinoa according to package directions making sure to rinse thoroughly before cooking.
Meanwhile on stovetop over medium heat melt butter, then add cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder and dried mustard.
Stir until roux is formed.
Add half & half, and greek yogurt and continue to stir until starting to thicken about 4-6 minutes.
Once it's thickened up turn heat off and add shredded cheese.
Stir till melted and taste for salt & pepper.
Add cooked quinoa and stir till combined.
Can be re-heated in the oven at 250 degrees for about 10 minutes or until creamy and warm.