Salsa-Quinoa Layer Bake

80 6 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
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6 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Quinoa, a trendy and versatile grain, is the not-so-secret ingredient that makes this awesome salsa-layered veggie bake even more awesome. Our vegetarian Salsa-Quinoa Layer Bake is sure to become a new family favourite.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Bring water and quinoa to boil in saucepan on medium-high heat; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until water is absorbed. Transfer to medium bowl; cool.
  • Stir in beans and 1 Tbsp. seasoning mix. Spread onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with zucchini and peppers. Sprinkle with remaining seasoning mix; top with salsa.
  • Bake 35 min. or until heated through. Top with cheese; bake 5 min. or until melted.

Special Extra

Serve topped with fat-free sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.


  • 6 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Healthy Living

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Diet Exchange

  • 1 Carbohydrates
  • 1 Meat & Alternatives

Nutrition Bonus

Help your friends and family eat right with this tasty dish. As a bonus, the red pepper and salsa team up to provide an excellent source of vitamin C, per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mandypearl |

    Used black beans instead of kidney and added more than what the recipe called for. Also used a bit more salsa and cheese. Will make again for sure!