How to Make Veggie Quinoa Pie

by The Trellis Center

This recipe makes two veggie quinoa pies.


  • 1cup quinoa 2 cups water
  • 12 large eggs
  • 5 carrots finely grated
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 4 gloves garlic
  • 2-14.5 oz can of organic diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups cooked/drained spinach
  • 6oz shredded Colby jack cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375*

    Step 2

    Add quinoa and water to rice cooker and turn on. Fluff with fork after its done cooking.

    Step 3

    Using a food processor chop carrots.

    Step 4

    Add small amount of olive oil to skillet. Sauté 2 garlic cloves until softThen add spinach and cook until wilted.

    Step 5

    In skillet add 1tsp and sauté 2 garlic cloves until soft.

    Step 6

    Add diced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook the tomatoes down until there is no juices left and the tomatoes are almost dry. Set aside.

    Step 7

    In a mason jar add [] 2 eggs [] 2/3 cup carrot [] 2/3 cup cooked quinoa. Put lid on jar and shake until all ingredients are mixed together. Season with salt and pepper.

    Step 8

    Heat 1 tsp oil in skillet over medium heat then add egg mixture. Do not flip the egg, allow egg to set (will look similar to pancake)

    Step 9

    Repeat steps 5&6 until you have 6 "quinoa pancakes". Set aside on cookie sheet

    Step 10

    In a greased pan add one "pancake" then top with half of the spinach. Then add 1/4cup of the cheese.

    Step 11

    Add another layer of "pancake" then put half of the tomatoes on top. Add 1/4 cup cheese.

    Step 12

    Add 3rd "pancake" and top with 1/4 cup cheese.

    Step 13

    Cook for ten minutes.