EASY TOMATO & BASIL QUINOA RISOTTO ( Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan )


  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small zucchini or half huge
  • handful basil
  • handful arugula
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • four fresh tomatoes, small to medium-sized
  • three solar dried tomatoes, soaked for 30min
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Optional
  • a few mozzarella
  • a few parmesan


  • For tomato sauce: Blend 2 sparkling tomatoes with the sundried tomatoes (soaked before), basil and garlic. I used a hand blender for this step, however you can use any meals processor you’ve got to be had.
  • Chop the opposite two fresh tomatoes and zucchini.
  • In a medium-sized pan add the chopped tomatoes with 1 tbsp of olive oil and cook dinner for 1 min. Then add the tomato sauce you simply made. Stir within the quinoa, for about 1-2 mins and mix well.
  • Add zucchini and arugula – again mix well. Add some extra olive oil.
  • Turn off heat and add the cheese (optional). And you’re completed. Most green 10 min of your existence, right? If you’d like make a salad or a smoothie to go together with this healthy dish