Recipe: Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

November 21, 2017

Be the talk of your next holiday party with this easy recipe made out of quinoa that you can make at home.

Former BPI Athlete Barbara Bolotte, who is also the owner of Clean Creations, healthy meals delivered, helps you stay on track with a meal regimen that includes a tasty dish of Quinoa Turkey Stuffing.

Quinoa has a nutritional composition that makes it effective in building muscle. Quinoa is a great source of carbohydrates, iron, vitamin B-3, protein and micronutrients. Eating quinoa fills your glycogen storage with carbohydrates, a process that contributes to an increase of net muscle protein balance.

Quinoa also helps repair your muscle tissue because its a source of complete protein, meaning it gives you every type of amino acid needed by the body in sufficient amounts.

Bolotte’s recipe is a healthy substitute for anyone who wants a meal that has a traditional Thanksgiving Day or Christmas dinner taste without the extra calories.

“Quinoa Turkey Stuffing combines the essence of a traditional holiday dish—salty, sweet and savory,” says Bolotte.

In this video, she focuses on her methods for cooking Quinoa Turkey Stuffing and optimizing its taste.

The ingredients and required equipment for Quinoa Turkey Stuffing are listed below.


  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • Half a lb. of lean ground turkey
  • Two-thirds cup of fresh carrots
  • Maple syrup
  • Half a cup of diced red bell pepper
  • Half a cup of diced yellow onions
  • Half a cup of diced green bell pepper
  • Half a cup of diced yellow bell pepper
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 1 cup of diced carrot
  • Fresh thyme
  • Dried sage
  • Sea salt
  • Rosemary
  • 1 peeled garlic
  • Black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Non-stick oil spray
  • Low sodium chicken broth


  • Skillet
  • Baking sheet
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Carrot peeler
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