ASPARAGUS, CHICKEN & QUINOA BAKE

Light Asparagus, Chicken & Quinoa Bake is filled with leeks, bacon, asparagus and extra sharp white cheddar for a flavor packed dinner that is so good, you won’t believe it is lightened up!

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 2 c. milk
  • ½ c. Masa corn flour (you can substitute all-purpose flour)
  • 1 Tbsp. Roasted Garlic Montreal Chicken seasoning
  • ¾ c. uncooked quinoa
  • ½ lb. chicken, cut in small strips
  • ½ c. cooked bacon, crumbled
  • ½ c. leeks, chopped
  • 1½ c. asparagus, cut in 2″ pieces
  • ⅔ c. extra sharp white cheddar, shredded
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat your oven to 375°.
  2. In a medium saucepan over high heat, whisk together the chicken broth and flour until smooth and cook for a minute. Add the milk and garlic seasoning and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes until thickened.
  3. In a large bowl, fold together the sauce with the quinoa, chicken, bacon, leeks and asparagus and pour into a 10″x10″ sprayed baking dish. Top with the shredded cheese and bake for 40-50 minutes covered until the quinoa is sprouted and the chicken is no longer pink. Serve immediately.
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