November 5, 2021

by Alyssa

The 19 Best Baked Quinoa Recipes

These are the best Baked Quinoa Recipes, from sweet breakfast and desserts to savory dinner casseroles with healthy whole grains. Including many vegan and gluten free options!

It's no secret that I'm obsessed with quinoa – hence the name, Simply Quinoa ;). I love enjoying quinoa in all forms, but I think my absolute favorite way is in CASSEROLES. There is something so comforting about a baked quinoa dish fresh from the oven, plus they're typically super easy to make. I also love that baked quinoa recipes can be loaded up with fresh veggies and fruits.

Another reason I love baked quinoa recipes so much is that they're usually freezer-friendly, so meal prepping is super easy! If you choose to freeze your quinoa dish, I'd typically recommend cooking it fully first and then freezing the remaining portions.

So, today I'm sharing the 19 very best baked quinoa recipes! Most of these recipes are vegetarian and gluten-free. If a recipe calls for cheese, feel free to swap in vegan cheese. These recipes are total crowd-pleasers and your family will be asking for seconds!

Best Baked Quinoa Recipes

Baked Quinoa Breakfast Recipes

Healthy Baked Quinoa Dinner Recipes

  • 5-Ingredient Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Casserole. An amazing meal prep recipe, this buffalo cauliflower quinoa casserole uses just 5 ingredients, is a cinch to make and tastes awesome! It's also gluten-free, vegan and full of protein!
  • Vegan Quinoa Casserole. This vegan quinoa casserole is easy to make, great for meal prep and is a simple healthy dinner recipe. The recipe can also be customized with any veggie!
  • 5-Ingredient Quinoa Mac and Cheese. Do you love mac and cheese but hate the calories and fat that come along with it? We're serving up a super healthy version in this quinoa mac and cheese!
  • Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Casserole. This quinoa casserole is creamy, rich, comforting and also a cinch to make. It’s everything you want from a casserole, but it's vegan, gluten-free and healthy!
  • Quinoa Enchilada Bake from Chelsea's Messy Apron: A delicious sweet potato, black bean, and corn quinoa enchilada bake is a nutrition-loaded casserole the whole family will love. We'd just swap in vegan cheese to keep this recipe dairy-free!
  • Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese with Crispy Quinoa Topping. This healthy vegan mac and cheese recipe combines a lemon cream sauce with perfectly cooked gluten-free pasta and is finished off with crispy quinoa.
  • Baked Quinoa Falafel with Turmeric Sauce is a great make-ahead lunch or dinner that happens to be vegan and gluten free.

Sweet Baking Recipes with Quinoa

If you make any of these Baked Quinoa Recipes, be sure to let me know what you think with a comment below!

12 Baked Quinoa Recipes
12 Baked Quinoa Recipes

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About Alyssa

Hey there, I’m Alyssa Rimmer, a certified Holistic Nutritionist, yoga-lover, dog mom, and founder of Simply Quinoa. It’s nice to meet you! I created SQ as a way to provide solutions for women just like me, who were struggling to find helpful information about how to live a healthy and fulfilled life. My hope is that you will find inspiration here on SQ – in my story, in my recipes, in the hundreds of wellness articles, and in our amazing community. Welcome!

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