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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.5
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.3 mg
  • Sodium: 171.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g

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Quinoa Asparagus Stir Fry

Submitted by: NSALLOWS

Introduction

A delicious way to eat the protein rich quinoa grain paired with tender juicy asparagus and creamy low fat feta cheese A delicious way to eat the protein rich quinoa grain paired with tender juicy asparagus and creamy low fat feta cheese
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    4 C water
    2 C quinoa
    1/4 tsp salt
    1 lb, asparagus, chopped to 3 inches in length
    2 bunches green onions, chopped in 1/2" slices
    2 T extra virgin olive oil
    1 T thyme, dried or 1/2 C fresh
    juice of one large lemon
    8 oz, low fat feta cheese
    salt pepper to taste


Tips

Add salsa or garlic powder if you like a bit more flavor.


Directions

Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add 2 cups quinoa and cook over low heat for 16-18 minutes. Remove from burner and allow to sit for ten minutes, then fluff with fork.
While quinoa is cooking, add one T extra virgin oliv oil to large skillet and cook green onions for 3 minutes. Add asparagus and cook for 5 minutes. Add 1 Tbsp water to pan and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add quinoa, thyme, feta cheese, lemon juice and additional Tbsp of olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Size: kes 8 1 cup servings at leass than 200 calories each if you use low fat feta cheese

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NSALLOWS.






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