Slow-cooker Chicken and Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.6
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.2 mg
  • Sodium: 369.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 38.3 g

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An easy dish to throw together in the morning with all the leftover vegetables you have available. An easy dish to throw together in the morning with all the leftover vegetables you have available.
Number of Servings: 7


    3/4 cup of Quinoa (rinsed and drained)
    2 cups chicken broth (low-sodium is preferable)
    2 tbsps of sake or white wine
    garlic, ginger, sea salt and pepper to taste.
    1-1/2 cups of chopped vegetables
    2 lbs of boneless skinless chicken breast
    1 lemon


Rinse and drain the Quinoa.

Mix together the chicken broth and any other flavorings you like (garlic ginger work nicely), as well as the sake into the slow-cooker.

Slice the vegetables and the chicken into bite sized pieces and place over the quinoa.

Slice up the lemon and place over the chicken.

Set the slow-cooker to low for 8 hours.

This recipe works best with vegetables that are hard to over cook - zucchini, carrots, celery, mushrooms, onion, broccoli STALKS (not the tops), etc...

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LDQCANADA.

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  • this was not edible . it smelled like barf while it was cooking and my husband put the first bite in his mouth and chewed 3 times and spit it out, this is a man that will eat airplane and love it. the top was nice looking but the rest was totally burnt - 3/9/13

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