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Cheesy Quinoa-Sweet Potato Casserole

Recipe submitted by: Aimee Mendoza

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A hearty, delicious meal that is both unique and impressive!
 
cook 10 minutes
cook 30 minutes
cook 8

What's in it

Ingredients

1 cup cooked quinoa

3 cups cooked black beans (or two
15-ounce cans, drained and rinsed)

2 large sweet potatoes, shredded

1 cup shredded Daiya non-dairy cheddar cheese

1 tbsp ground cumin

Liberal pinches salt and pepper

1/2 cup nutritional yeast

1 cup salsa

2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

How to cook it

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare a 9” x 9” casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the quinoa, black beans, sweet potato, 1⁄2 cup of the Daiya, and the cumin, salt, and pepper.
  • in a small bowl, mix together the nutritional yeast and the salsa. Pour the salsa mixture over the vegetables, then pour everything into the prepared casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle the remaining Daiya over the top and bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with the cilantro.