Quinoa Side Dish

Quinoa Side Dish
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 203.5
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 487.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Introduction

I I found a similar recipe on allrecipes.com and modified it a little to lower the fat and calorie content. I I found a similar recipe on allrecipes.com and modified it a little to lower the fat and calorie content.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup dry quinoa
    2 cups vegetable broth
    1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
    2 teaspoons garlic, minced
    2 tablespoons parsley, minced
    1 cup onion, finely chopped
    Juice of one lemon, approximately 1/4-1/2 tablespoon, or to taste
    salt & pepper, if desired (not included in nutritional facts)

Directions

Cook quinoa according to package directions, replacing water for vegetable broth. Stir in thyme. No need to add salt or butter, if the package instructs to do so. About 5 minutes before the cooking process for the quinoa is complete, stir in the minced garlic. Finish cooking as package directed until all water is absorbed.
In a bowl, Add onion and parsley. When quinoa is finished cooking; toss with onion and parsley. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Sprinkle with lemon juice, toss again; serve and enjoy!
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MESAMA.

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