Quinoa with vegetables (about 1 1/2 cups/serving)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 256.7
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 19.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 7.1 g

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I like this as a change from rice & vegetable. I like this as a change from rice & vegetable.
Number of Servings: 2


    *Ancient Harvest Traditional Whole Grain Quinoa, 0.5 cup dry
    Water, .75 cup
    Onions, raw, .25 cup, chopped
    Garlic, minced, .25 tsp
    Carrots, raw, .25 cup, chopped
    *Peppers, sweet, red, fresh, .25 cup, chopped
    Mushrooms, fresh, .33 cup, pieces or slices
    Spinach, fresh, .33 cup
    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Curry powder, .5 tsp


If you feel 1 1/2 cups is too much, you may want to eat just a cup and add another vegetable to the meal.
Then each serving would be 171 calories.


Wash the quinoa as directed. Cook the quinoa on med. heat with the water in a small pan until all the water is cooked out and it is fluffy like rice.
While the quinoa is cooking saute the onion with the oil in a med. skillet until softened. Add the garlic & cook another minute. Add the other ingredients and cook a couple more minutes until the carrots and bell pepper are softened.
By this time the quinoa should be done. Add the vegetable to the quinoa and stir in the curry powder. Let each person Salt & pepper to taste at the table.

Serving Size: This makes 2 (1 1/2 cup) servings as a side dish

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOMSCHRIEF.

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