Black Bean and Chicken Quinoa Casserole
shredded rotisserie chicken (cheap at Sams Club!) or shredded chicken breast
virgin olive oil
black beans (or soaked beans)
frozen corn, thawed
uncooked quinoa (rinised)
package frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed
organic chicken broth
shredded cheese (best option: shredit yourself from a block)
sweet potatoes cubed
Optional: Add any veggies you like- broccoli, peppers, squash, etc
Preheat oven to 375
Put quinoa in a medium saucepan and bring water to a boil. Lower heat to simmer, cover, cook about 15 mins.
Heat large skillet over med-high heat. Add 1t EVOO and sauté onion till lightly browned, about 5 mins. Add veggies , tomato paste and chicken. Transfer to bowl and stir in quinoa and beans.
Add broth and salsa to the same skillet, bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer for 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Combine with mixture in bowl.
Pour entire mixture into baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake at 375 for 20-25 mins. Let stand for 1o minutes before eating.