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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 131.8
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 37.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Spanish-style Quinoa

Submitted by: TRAVELING2
Spanish-style Quinoa

Introduction

A healthier version of Spanish Rice. Delicious as the stuffing to stuffed green peppers. Adapted from allrecipes.com. A healthier version of Spanish Rice. Delicious as the stuffing to stuffed green peppers. Adapted from allrecipes.com.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 T. Olive oil
    1 C. Dry quinoa
    1 Medium onion, chopped
    3 Gloves garlic, chopped
    1 Green pepper, chopped
    1 Can diced tomatoes with liquid
    2 1/2 C. water
    1 tsp. Chili powder
    1/4 tsp. Garlic powder
    1/2 tsp. Ground cumin

Directions

Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high hear. Add quinoa, onion, garlic, and peppers and cook, stirring 5-10 minutes, until the onions are translucent and the quinoa is toasted.

Stir in tomatoes, water, and spices and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed, stirring occassionally, approximately 30 minutes.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRAVELING2.






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  • This was very good and very satisfying. My husband doesn't usually like Spanish rice but he even said this was good and he isvery picky. - 3/16/12

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  • I love this recipe! My BF and I love this with whole black beans and a little avocado over a salad. YUM. Excellent side dish, too! - 2/24/12

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