Quinoa Casserole

BY : PUBLISHED : April 13th, 2015 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

This casserole is protein-packed! It has quinoa AND beans. So next time you get asked where you get your protein from you can tell people, "quinoa, duh" This yummy dish is an easy way to use up the veggies in the fridge. Use it as a side or main dish!

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Quinoa casserole and green salad on a plate.

Quinoa casserole and green salad on a plate.

Quinoa Casserole

Stephanie Lundstrom
This casserole is protein packed! It has quinoa AND beans. This yummy dish is an easy way to use up the veggies in the fridge. 
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 237 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 1 cup of uncooked quinoa
  • 12 ounces of cubed butternut squash
  • 3 small carrots
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tablespoon of miso paste
  • 2 Tablespoons of veggie broth
  • 2 Tablespoons of nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of stone ground mustard
  • ½ teaspoon of onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 large jalapeño, diced
  • ¾ medium red pepper, died
  • 15 ounces of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces of canned corn drained and rinsed


  • Cook Quinoa according to package, set aside.
  • Steam butternut squash, carrots, sweet potato and 3 garlic cloves in a double boiler until soft. (Chop everything about the same size to they cook evenly)
  • When cooked, add all steamed veggies to a blender or food processor along with remaining garlic, miso paste, veggie broth, nutritional yeast, ground mustard, onion powder, salt. Blend until smooth.
  • Mixed sauce into quinoa along with jalapeño, red pepper, beans, and corn and put in on oven safe dish
  • Bake at °375 for 25 minutes.


Use up whatever veggies you have on hand to make this quinoa casserole a truly filling meal.


Calories: 237kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 10gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 404mgPotassium: 742mgFiber: 9gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 10482IUVitamin C: 32mgCalcium: 67mgIron: 3mg
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