Lemon Zucchini Quinoa w. Shrimp

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.8
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 97.5 mg
  • Sodium: 696.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 18.3 g

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also makes a nice side dish without the shrimp! also makes a nice side dish without the shrimp!
Number of Servings: 4


    - 0.5 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    - 2 lemon juice yeilds
    - lots of fresh chopped dill
    - 1.25 cup quinoa
    - 2.5 cup water
    - 1 zucchini, halved and thinly sliced
    - salt


Top with Feta to add some extra flavour!


Heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat. Add zucchini and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring until zucchini is crisp & tender (about 4 minutes). Remove zucchini from the pan and add quinoa, water and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer, covered until quinoa is tender but still chewy and a white spiral like germ appears around each grain (about 15 minutes).

Meanwhile, cook shrimp over pan until pinkish translucent hue appears.

Then, Toss quinoa with zucchini, lemon juice, dill and shrimp. Serve warm or room temperature.

Serving Size: makes 4 dinner servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OKMEGAN.