This recipe, like so many, was truly created out of necessity. Typically, I would have used chicken broth, but I was out. I did have beef broth though, and thus, Pepper and Parmesan Beef Quinoa was born.
Pepper and Parmesan Beef Quinoa
1 cup water
1 cup beef broth
1 cup quinoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
Make the quinoa according to the box directions. (So I added into a medium saucepan on high, the water, beef broth, and quinoa. Bring to a boil uncovered, then turn the heat to low, add the salt, stir, and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, then remove from the heat. Keep covered for 5 minutes, and lastly, fluff.) After it’s cooked, add the pepper, butter, and Parmesan and enjoy!
My first post Thanksgiving turkey meal was a turkey salad, and it was delicious. My second turkey meal was a full plate of turkey dinner, and it was just a good as the first.
Then, I used some more of the turkey to make turkey soup. I just threw in shredded turkey, vegetables from inside the turkey, leftover rice from the fridge, and gravy for the liquid, and boom, soup.
Just kidding! I didn’t use the gravy for the liquid in my soup, or the stuffing, but this was the easiest soup ever, and here’s the recipe.
The Easiest Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Rice Soup
1 cup leftover turkey, shredded
1 cup turkey vegetables
1 cup rice
1-2 cups chicken stock (whether you like it more chunky or more soupy)
pepper to taste
First add the turkey to the pan, then the vegetables, then the rice, and lastly the chicken stock. Pepper to taste, and salt if you want more. My turkey had tons of spices and flavor already so I didn’t have to add much to season the soup.
This soup is the easiest and quickest, not to mention super healthy, way to use up some of your leftover turkey and I know you will love it as much as I do!
Hope your Thanksgiving was great and full of love=)