Cranberry, Apple, and almond Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 454.5
  • Total Fat: 12.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 609.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 79.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.1 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    365 Organic Quinoa, 1 cup (washed well)
    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Carrots, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Garlic, 2 clove
    Vegetable Broth, 2 cup
    kosher salt, to taste (1/2 tsp)
    Cinnamon, ground, .50 tsp
    Granny smith apple - 1 med. apple, 2 serving
    Almonds, 1 oz
    Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp
    *Dried Cherries, .50 cup
    Maple Syrup, 1 tbsp
    Pepper, black, 1 dash


1. Heat one tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion, carrots, and garlic and suate until onion is translucent. Add broth, quinoa, salt, and cinnamon adn bring to boil. Reduce heat and let simmer, covered for 20 minutes or until liquid is gone. Be sure to keep an eye on it and stir it oftens so it doesn't burn. Remove from heat.

2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350 and toast almonds. Roughly chop toasted almonds.

3. Heat rest of oil in a nonstick pot or skillet. Add chopped apple and vanilla and saute for about 5 minutes or until apple starts to turn golden in color. Add apple, almonds, cranberries, and pepper to quinoa and mix thoughly. Serve hot or cold, as a main dish or a side dish. makes 3-4 cups.

Serving Size: 4 one cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SEESKO.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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