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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 77.4
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 122.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Quinoa with Toasted Almonds & Cranberries (1/3 cup serving; 60g)

Submitted by: OILPAINTER
Quinoa with Toasted Almonds & Cranberries (1/3 cup serving; 60g)

Introduction

This recipe courtesy of the Earthly Choice brand of Organic Quinoa... only, they add 1/2 tsp salt & I prefer it without the salt. This recipe courtesy of the Earthly Choice brand of Organic Quinoa... only, they add 1/2 tsp salt & I prefer it without the salt.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1/4 cup dry Quinoa, Organic Whole Grain
    1/2 cup Sliced Almonds
    1 cube Vegetable Bouillon
    1-1/2 cups boiling water
    1/2 cup Cranberries, dried, sweetened (Craisins)
    1 Cinnamon Stick
    1 Bay Leaf

Directions

• Take the measured sliced almonds and lightly crush them in your 'clean' hand as you sprinkle them into a medium-large pan for toasting.
• Over medium heat, stir and toast the almonds until golden. Add the quinoa and toast a few more minutes until quinoa begins to darken.
• Transfer the toasted quinoa and almonds to a 2-quart saucepan and add the remaining ingredients.
• Bring to a boil, covered, then reduce the heat to simmer for 20 minutes.
• Remove from the heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Fluff gently with a fork and serve.

Serving Size: Makes 8 (1/3 cup) servings;
Serving Size: Makes 8 (60 g) servings






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