Turkey spinach quinoa recipes is a light side dish loved by weight-watchers!


The ingredients in this recipe are not only super healthy eating but have lots of essential nutrient vitamins.

TURKEY:  Majority of people do not know that Turkey is an all round healthy meat even healthier than chicken.

Turkey is a lean mean meat with respect. In many parts of the world today especially America many people are now eager to eat light meals which are healthful and have quality than all those heavy giant  beef burger sandwiches and meals.

Turkey is richer in calcium than any other meat in this world for example, a 3.5 oz  servings contains about 32 milligrams compared with 12 milligrams of chicken and 11 milligrams of any other lean meat.

In calories, turkey is lower, protein, turkey has more protein per portion compared with chicken; and Fats: turkey has less total fat than chicken and many other types of meat.

SPINACH:   Spinach has many essential vitamins including Vitamin A, E, and K and most importantly, has loads of Antioxidants, Folic acid and Fibre. Each of these, have wonderful work to perform in our body.

QUINOA:  Quinoa is a light grain  with a light nutty flavor. It can be found in many supermarkets especially in the pasta, rice areas or sections.

I must confess and insist that this recipe: Turkey spinach quinoa recipes has so much to give you and your loved ones and family.The preparation time for this dish is approximately 20-25 minutes while the cooking and baking  time is about 30 minutes. However, it is safe to predict that the meal would be ready for serving and eating within 50 minutes.


1.   2 lbs.turkey tenderloin

2.   1 1/2 C of quinoa grain

3.   2 C of chicken broth + 1 t ground cumin

4.   1/4 of salt

5.   2 scallions, sliced

6.   2 mild green chilies, seeded, stemmed and chopped

7.   1 squash, halved lengthwise and sliced

8.   " C of fresh spinach leaves, roughly chopped

9.   1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and slices

10.   1 C of salsa

As long as all the ingredients are ready and handy, cooking Turkey spinach quinoa recipes is relatively very easy.

To start with, first, adjust the oven temperature to 450 degrees and spray a cast iron Dutch oven with cooking spray.

Then pour  the quinoa into the prepared pan and add the chicken broth and cumin and stir until the cumin is dissolved.

Now place the turkey into the pan and sprinkle in salt.

Add the scallions and green chilies and layer the squash into the pan.

Now spread the spinach leaves over the squash and scatter the bell pepper slices over the spinach.

Finally, spread the salsa out evenly over the top and cover and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the vegetables are fork tender.  Rice and beans recipes!

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