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Vegan Cheese Vegetable Quinoa is a wholesome, cheesy yet nutritious one dish meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. Also its super easy to cook without much hassle | kiipfit.com

Pressure Cooker Vegan Cheese vegetable Quinoa

Vegan Cheese Vegetable Quinoa is a wholesome, cheesy yet nutritious one dish meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. Also its super easy to cook without much hassle. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine glutenfree, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 188 kcal
Author Gunjan

Ingredients

For vegan cheese sauce

  • 1/2 cup raw cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk

For quinoa

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried garlic
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 cup white onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup white mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup carrots (chopped)
  • 2 cups rinsed quinoa
  • 4 cups vegetable broth

Instructions

  1. In your blender combine all the ingredients for the cheese sauce and blend it smooth. Then keep it aside.

  2. Now, warm up your 6 quart premium cosori pressure cooker/instant pot. Then add oil at saute function. Then press on the start button and let the temperature rise to the default setting.

  3. As soon as you hear the oil sizzling add garlic, onion and green bell pepper and sauté for 30 seconds.

  4. Now you may add broccoli florets, mushrooms and carrots and mix again. Then cook for a few seconds.

  5. Thereafter, add rinsed quinoa along with vegetable broth. The, saute and cook for 2-3 minutes. At the first boil pour the cheese sauce and stir again.

  6. Immediately cancel the saute function and change it to white rice/rice option. Make sure to close the valve properly and let it cook at the default setting.

  7. Once the cooker beeps release the valve to let the pressure out. Open the lid and stir quinoa. Adjust salt and pepper as per taste and serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Pressure Cooker Vegan Cheese vegetable Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 837mg 35%
Potassium 257mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 45.1%
Vitamin C 32.7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.