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Quinoa with Garden Fresh Tomatoes

This superb quinoa dish is so versatile, it can be used for a bento box, as a side, or as the main entree.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 176kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tomatoes fresh, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup quinoa pre-rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable broth low sodium
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • sea or kosher salt to taste


  • In a large skillet add oil, turn to medium-low heat and saute garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add crushed red pepper flakes and tomatoes, saute one additional minute. Add remaining ingredients, cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat to and cook until liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 132mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5