Lemon Herb Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 146.9
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 293.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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From Mirj at Recipezaar. Make sure you use dried marjoram and thyme, and not ground. XP From Mirj at Recipezaar. Make sure you use dried marjoram and thyme, and not ground. XP
Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup quinoa
    1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    2 cups water
    3/4 teaspoon dried margoram or oregano
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled
    3 tablespoons chopped parsley
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper


1. Place the quinoa in a large bowl.
2. Fill with cold water.
3. Drain into a strainer and repeat the rinsing and draining 4 more times.
4. Over medium-high heat, heat the oil in a 2-quart saucepan.
5. Add the rinsed quinoa and cook, stirring, until the quinoa makes cracking and popping noises, about 3 to 5 minutes.
6. Stir in the water, marjoram, thyme, and rosemary.
7. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, covered, 15 minutes.
8. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice, salt, lemon rind, and pepper.
9. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes longer.
10. Fluff with a fork.

Number of Servings: 6

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