Quinoa with Toasted Almonds & Cranberries

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 377.6
  • Total Fat: 17.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4 mg
  • Sodium: 22.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.6 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 Cup Quinoa
    0.5 Cup Sliced Blanched ALmonds
    0.5 Cup Dried Cranberries
    1.5 Cups Chicken Broth
    1 tsp Cinnamon
    1 Bay Leaf


1. Soak Quinoa for 30 minutes in cold water.
2. Rinse thoroughly.
3. On medium heat stir and toast the almonds until golden.
4. Add the rinsed Quinoa and stir & roast the Quinoa until dry and turning color.
5. Transfer toasted Quinoa & toasted Almonds to a 2 Qt. saucepan. Add the Cranberries, Cinnamon and Bay Leaf.
6. Bring Chicken Broth to a boil and then add to the above saucepan.
7. Bring to a boil again, cover and then turn heat down to simmer for 20 minutes.
8. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
9. Fluff gently with a fork & serve.

This recipe came off the bag of Earthly Delights Organic Quinoa.

Though the recipe on the Quinoa Bag includes salt, I did not add the salt because my homemade broth already has salt.

I also used whole raw almonds instead of the blanched sliced almonds and coarse chopped them.

Servings: 4 generous servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIMASTAR.

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