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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 169.0
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 25.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Mediterranean Quinoa

Submitted by: MICLIL07

Introduction

This is a quick and healthy side dish for dinner and makes enough for several lunches as well. This is a quick and healthy side dish for dinner and makes enough for several lunches as well.
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    3 cups water
    1.5 cups dry quinoa
    2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    1 cup red onion, small dice
    1 cup celery, small dice
    1 cup carrot, small dice
    1 cup red bell pepper, small dice
    2 cups zucchini, medium dice
    1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
    2 tsp granulated garlic
    2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
    Salt to taste

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Directions

Place water and quinoa in large sauce pan and bring to boil. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until water is absorbed and grain is tender and translucent.
In large saute pan, heat olive oil. Add onion, celery, carrots and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes or until veggies begin to soften. Add chopped zuchinni and cook for just a few minutes more. Add granulated garlic, red pepper flakes and salt to taste.
Combine cooked quinoa and veggies - add balsamic vinegar.
Makes 9 one cup servings


Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MLILJEGREN.






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