Lemon-Dill Chicken Pilaf w/Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 214.3
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.2 mg
  • Sodium: 44.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 19.5 g

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Introduction

Tasty twist on the traditional pilaf, using healthy quinoa, instead of rice. Tasty twist on the traditional pilaf, using healthy quinoa, instead of rice.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 chicken breast halves, cubed
    1-1/2 c. quinoa, dry
    2 portobella mushroom caps, chopped
    2 medium onions, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    2 T. dried dill weed
    1 lemon, zest & pulp
    1-1/2 t. lemon pepper

Directions

1. Zest 1 small-medium lemon, then quarter lemon, set zest and lemon aside.

2. Rinse quinoa before cooking and cook according to package directions.

3. Sautee onion, bell pepper, portobello mushroom in pan until transluscent. Add chicken and lemon zest and cook until chicken is no longer pink.

4. Mix quinoa and chicken/veggie mixture together in pan, Add lemon zest and lemon pepper and sautee for a while longer to warm through.

Makes 8 1-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YASMINDURAN.

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