Chicken, Broccoli and Cheese Quinoa

This is a one pan meal, which is a huge plus in my book.

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Ingredients:

1 Large Boneless, Skinless Chicken breast, cut into small cubes

1 Medium Onion, diced

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

1 Medium Head Broccoli, florets removed

1 3/4C Chicken Broth

1 C Quinoa (I used red )

1T Italian Dressing (can use Olive Oil)

3/4 C Cheddar Cheese, shredded

1/2 C Swiss Cheese, Shredded (Can use more cheddar)

Salt and Pepper

1/4tsp. Dried Thyme

1/8tsp. Dried Parsley

1/8tsp. Ground Sage

Directions:

-In large pan over medium heat, heat dressing, sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Add onion.  Cook onion about 2 minutes, add garlic, cook another 2 minutes.  Add in Chicken.

-Cook chicken about 5 minutes, it doesn’t have to be fully cook, since it will finish cooking later in recipe.

-Stir in broth and quinoa.  Bring to boil, add parsley, sage and thyme, cover and simmer 12-13 minutes.  Stir mixture, sprinkle broccoli on top, cook additional 8-9 minutes or until quinoa and broccoli is cooked.

-Top with cheese, cover and remove from heat.  Allow to sit until any broth is absorbed and cheese is melted. Enjoy!

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