Southwestern Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 277.4
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 86.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 10.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    2 cups water
    1/2 cup chopped baby carrots
    1 shallot, minced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 red onion, chopped
    red, green, and yellow bell peppers, chopped (~2 cups)
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribbed and finely chopped
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
    1 oz lime juice


cook quinoa in water according to package directions. Add chopped carrot pieces after 5 minutes of cooking along with fajita seasoning, cumin, cilantro, and oregano, to taste.

in preheated skillet add olive oil. Sautee shallot and garlic for 1 minute. Add onion and peppers. Cook an additional 2 mintues. Add jalapeno, cook 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Combine cooked veggies and quinoa in a large bowl. toss in red wine vinegar and lime juice. Add fajita seasonong, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cilantro, oregano, and cumin to taste.

Serve warm with shredded cheese.

Makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KNICKLENSP.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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