Italian veggie ball stew with quinoa

30 Min
pretty easy
4 People
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A warming dish for these cooler nights, with the tasty ‘Suzy Spoon Veggie Balls’ and a flavoursome tomato & olive sauce, served with quinoa and fresh salad.
1. Place quinoa in a saucepan and cover with plenty of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain and rinse.

2. Heat a frypan over medium-high heat with 1 tbsp oil. Dice onion, celery, carrots and capsicum. Crush garlic and add all to pan along with 1 tsp Italian herbs. Cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.

3. Crumble in stock cube, pour in tomato passata and 1 cup water. Add olives and stir to combine. Simmer for 10 minutes

4. Add veggie balls to pan and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until warmed through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

5. Gently toss rocket leaves together with crumbled feta (to taste). Drizzle with olive oil (optional).

6. Divide quinoa between bowls. Top with veggie balls and salad to serve.
Quinoa 1 packet (200g)
brown onion 1/2
Celery 2 sticks
Carrots 2
Red capsicum 1
Tomato passata 1 jar (500ml)
Sliced olives 1/2 jar (175g)
Veggie balls 2 packets (2 x 400g)
rocket leaves 1/2 bag (100g)
danish feta 1/2 packet (125g)

From your pantry:
oil (for cooking), olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic (1 clove), dried Italian herbs, stock cube (1)