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One Pot Quinoa

Crazy Vegan Kitchen
This one pot quinoa is a delicious quick and easy vegan recipe perfect to feed a crowd!
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 357 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 White Onion Diced
  • 1 small Sweet Potato diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Mixed Herbs
  • 1 14 oz can Chickpeas drained (420 gram can)
  • 1 cup Green Olives sliced
  • 1/2 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup White Quinoa uncooked
  • 2 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 3 cups Baby Spinach loosely packed
  • 1 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Salt to taste


  • Heat Olive Oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add Garlic, White Onion, Sweet Potato, Red Bell Pepper, Red Chilli Flakes and Dried Herbs. Sauté until fragrant and vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes.
  • To the saucepan, add Olives, Sun Dried Tomatoes and drained Chickpeas. Stir to combine.
  • Add uncooked White Quinoa to the pot and stir to combine. Pour in Vegetable broth and sugar and stir for 10 seconds. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to simmer for 20 - 25 minutes until liquid has been absorbed.
  • Once cooked, leave covered for another 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, remove lid and stir in Baby Spinach and Coriander. Let sit for a few minutes to allow Spinach time to wilt.
  • Season with Salt and Pepper as necessary and serve warm.


Serving: 1servingSodium: 1666mgCalcium: 133mgVitamin C: 55mgVitamin A: 8603IUSugar: 16gFiber: 14gPotassium: 1170mgCalories: 357kcalSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 12gProtein: 14gCarbohydrates: 53gIron: 6mg
Keyword one pot quinoa, vegan quinoa recipes
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