Quinoa with Spinach & Feta Light

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 239.1
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 50.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1/2 cup uncooked quinoa ( approx 90g)
    1 tsp. olive oil
    2 - 3 cloves garlic, chopped
    2 cups washed, chopped, fresh spinach
    40g feta light


Wash and drain quinoa, add the quinoa and 1 cup cold water to pan, bring to boil, cover and cook until liquid absorbed and quinoa cooked (approx 15 mins).

Meanwhile, gently heat a fry pan with the tsp oil, add the garlic and gently cook, add the spinach to wilt. When quinoa is cooked, add to the fry pan, roughly crumble the feta light and add to the pan.

Gently mix everything together and serve.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEEKYCHOOK.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quick and easy. I added some leftover cooked chicken as well. - 8/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added the garlic and olive oil to the quinoa and water, then added the spinach for the last 4 minutes. 1 less pot to clean. Picky hubby LOVED it, as did I. Thank you. - 8/28/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am always looking for a good quinoa recipe. I had a OMG moment with this one. This quinoa recpices goes to the top of my quinoa recipe list. It is GREAT! - 8/19/09

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  • Good recipe, but I will add some onions, mushrooms and tomatoes to the sauté next time........it needs a little kick......and more veggies is a good thing! - 7/20/14

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  • Wow. This is great! even for non-spinach fans. The feta really makes it. Huge servings, too! - 4/4/11

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