Toasted Quinoa over Asparagus

Toasted Quinoa Over Asparagus

A crunchy quinoa topping on roasted asparagus !
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 51kcal
Author Easyhealth Living


  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 large bunch asparagus , cleaned and trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • salt/pepper


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions using broth in place of water.
  • Spread cooked quinoa onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in oven for 15 minutes or until dry and slightly toasted.
  • Remove quinoa from oven and increase oven temperature to 400 degrees.
  • Meanwhile, toss asparagus with oil and garlic, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Spread asparagus onto parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Spread toasted quinoa over asparagus.
  • Roast in oven 20 minutes or until asparagus is tender.


Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.6mg