Roasted Veggie and Feta Cheese Brown Rice Quinoa Bake

Roasted Veggie and Feta Cheese Brown Rice Quinoa Bake brings you an array of flavors and feta cheese are baked into this hearty brown rice quinoa casserole. Healthy and fresh, with just the right about of indulgence from the feta cheese, this is a vegetarian recipe for everyone.

Roasted Veggie and Feta Cheese Brown Rice Quinoa Bake brings you an array of flavors and feta cheese are baked into this hearty brown rice quinoa casserole. Healthy and fresh, with just the right about of indulgence from the feta cheese, this is a vegetarian recipe for everyone.

Who loves a great Meatless Monday Meal?

Oh, hell yeah! Count me in – this dish is amazing! It’s an easy to make vegetarian dinner and works as a main dish or a side. Healthy and fresh, with just the right about of indulgence from the feta cheese, this is a vegetarian recipe for everyone.

SO ABOUT THIS ROASTED VEGGIE FETA CHEESE BROWN RICE QUINOA CASSEROLE…

So today’s quinoa bake combines a bunch of amazing flavors.

Roasted peppers, eggplant, zucchini, squash and red onion, white beans, olives, lemon, seasonings… and melty feta cheese! Served casserole style, with the texture and bulk of brown rice and quinoa to fill you up, and the melty richness of feta cheese to make it really special.

I know you hear quinoa and think…Ew! I used to think I didn’t like quinoa. Despite it being brilliant, some quinoa recipes are a little, who am I kidding, A LOT too clean for me.

The addition of all the flavors (especially the feta cheese) in this bake makes this dish truly exciting. This quinoa bake could cure the quinoa skeptic in your life too!

This is a super flexible recipe! Add whatever fresh, seasonal vegetables you have to hand!

Roasted Veggies Rice Quinoa Bake on spoon

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Roasted Veggie and Feta Cheese Brown Rice Quinoa Bake

Roasted Veggie and Feta Cheese Brown Rice Quinoa Bake brings you an array of flavors and feta cheese are baked into this hearty brown rice quinoa casserole. Healthy and fresh, with just the right about of indulgence from the feta cheese, this is a vegetarian recipe for everyone.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, vegetarian
Keyword brown rice, eggplant, feta, olive oil, olives, quinoa, squash, zucchini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 of each red orange and yellow sweet peppers, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1 cup brown rice uncooked
  • 2 zucchini sliced
  • 2 squash sliced
  • 1 eggplant peeled and cubed
  • 1 can 14oz cannellini beans (or other white beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of black olives
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 7 oz feta cheese crumbles
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the onion, zucchini, squash, eggplant and peppers in olive oil. Sprinkle on minced garlioc and a little salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until roasted.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the quinoa and rice according to package instructions.
  5. Once the veggies are roasted, remove from the oven and add the rice, quinoa, cannelini beans, olives, lemon juice and Italian seasoning. Grind in some extra salt and pepper if you like.
  6. Finally, add the cubed feta. You can either mix it through, add it on top, or a bit of both.
  7. Place into a casserole dish and place in the oven and bake for another 20 minutes, until the feta is warm and a little melty.

 



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