*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            QUINOA ITALIAN STYLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 7    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Low-cal                          Low-fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Minced Onions
    2                    Cloves Garlic minced
      1/2   lb           Ground lean top round
                         -Or Harvest Burger per inst.
    2                    8 oz. Cans Tomato Sauce
    1                    Can 16 oz Tomatoes
                         -Or 4 chopped fresh
    1       t            Low Sodium Salt
    2       ts           Dried Oregano
    3       ts           Chopped fresh Basil
                         -2 tsp dried
      1/2   ts           Sugar
    3       c            Cooked Quinoa
      1/4   lb           Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
      1/4   lb           Low-Fat Mozzarella Cheese
                         Parmesan Cheese several
                         -shakes
 
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees if baking.
    In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion and garlic until cooked. Add
   the ground meat or Harvest Burger and water, tomato sauce, tomatoes, salt,
   oregano, sweet basil, and sugar and simmer until the ingredients are just
   cooked, or slightly underdone.
    In a casserole, layer the sauce and quinoa, dollop some of the ricotta,
   sprinkle on some of the mozzarella and do another layer so that there are
   two
   or three with sauce on top. Sprinkle on the Parmesan cheese and Microwave
   for
   10 minutes or bake for about 35. Serve hot.
  
 
 
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