Orange Cilantro Quinoa Saute

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.3
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 116.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g

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From WeightWatchers Momentum Book 8 serving size is 3/4 Cup From WeightWatchers Momentum Book 8 serving size is 3/4 Cup
Number of Servings: 6


    2 Cups water
    1/4 Tsp Salt
    1 cup uncooked quinoa
    1 Tbsp Olive Oil
    1 cup shredded carrots
    1/2 cup sliced scallions
    2 tsp freshly grated ginger root
    1/2 cup fresh orange juice
    1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add quinoa, cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until quinoa is translucent and tenderl, about 15-17 minutes. Drain off any remaining liquid.

While quinoa cooks, hea oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add carrots, scallions and ginger; cook over medium heat, stirring, until carrots are crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Stir in quinoa, cook, stirring, until well mixed.

Remove from heat; stir in orange juice and cilantro and serve. Yeilds 3/4 cup per serving and 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LFD4539.

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    I would modify ginger and orange to nutmeg and lemon. - 11/21/12

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