Orange scented quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 330.1
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.4 mg
  • Sodium: 888.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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From the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of Clean eating Magazine From the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of Clean eating Magazine
Number of Servings: 6


    -1.75 cups low sodium chicken broth

    -1/2 tsp kosher or sea salt

    -1/4 fresh squeezed orange juice

    -1 cup quinoa

    -1/4 cup dried cranberries

    -1/3 cup unsalted pecans, chopped (or walnuts)

    -1/4 cup parsley

    -1 1/2 cups turkey breast (already cooked)


1. in a 3 qt saucepan, bring broth and salt to a boil. add juice from orange and quinoa, reduce heat to low, cover and cook until quinoa has absorbed all the liquid, approx 10-15 minutes. full quinoa with fork before adding other ingredients.

2. while quinoa cooks, soak cranberries in 1 cup hot water until softened, about 5 minutes. remove cranberries from water and squeeze away excess liquid. discard soaking water and chop cranberries finely.

3. place pecans or walnuts in a small nonstick skiller over medium-high heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring or tossing frequently, until pecans are fragrant and slightly golden.

4. gently stil cranberries, pecans, parsley and turkey breask into quinoa.

makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARALVS2SCRAP.

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