Crunchy Quinoa And Leek Gratin

Crunchy Quinoa And Leek Gratin

Crunchy Quinoa And Leek Gratin

  • Ready in 20 min.
  • Serves 4


  • 1 pkg (225 g) PC® Organics Quinoa
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 4 leeks, white and pale green parts only, washed, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise (5 cups/1.25 L)
  • 1 sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 PC Blue Menu Omega 3 Eggs
  • 2 cups (500 mL) PC® Blue Menu No Salt Added Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded PC® One Year Old White Canadian Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt


  1. In small saucepan, bring 2 cups (500 mL) water to a boil. Stir in quinoa. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Set aside.
  2. In large nonstick frying pan, heat oil over medium heat; add leeks and pepper, cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until vegetables are soft and leeks start to turn golden. Transfer to bowl to cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Spray 13 X 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  4. In large bowl, whisk together eggs and chicken broth. Stir in cooled quinoa, cooled vegetables, cheese and salt. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake in centre of oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and set at the centre.

Nutritional Information

Makes 10 servings per serving

  • 190 calories
  • fat 7 g
  • sodium 240 mg
  • carbohydrate 24 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • protein 8 g
  • Source of Fibre
  • Source of Calcium and potassium