Pesto Quinoa and Roasted Cauliflower by Um-Ums Defined

Pesto Quinoa and Roasted Cauliflower

by And D

Keywords: roast side entree vegetarian gluten-free


  • 2C cooked quinoa (~1C uncooked)
  • 6C baby spinach
  • 4T pesto
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2C parmesan cheese
  • 1T olive oil
  • 1/2 head of cauliflower, cut into florets


  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Toss cauliflower with olive oil. Season with salt, pepper.
  • Roast at 425 for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cauliflower is tender and browned.
  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • While quinoa is still warm, toss quinoa with pesto, salt, baby spinach, and 1/4C parmesan cheese.
  • Top with roasted cauliflower and remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Enjoy!
  • *Feel free to swap cauliflower for roasted bell pepper, tomatoes, or whatever else your heart desires.