Artichoke and Parmesean Quinoa Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Artichoke and Parmesean Quinoa Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Artichoke and Parmesean Quinoa Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by girlcapsfan

Makes 4 servings



Whole grain quinoa prepared like a risotto...lowfat and high in protein.

Recipe Ingredients for Artichoke and Parmesean Quinoa Risotto

1/4 cup shredded parmesean cheese
1 cup 1% milk
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 cup quinoa (dry)
3/4 cup onion
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for Artichoke and Parmesean Quinoa Risotto

  1. Rinse 1 cup of dry quinoa several times.

  2. Sautee 3/4 cup of onion until tender in olive oil.

  3. Add garlic and sautee.

  4. Add rinsed quinoa and sautee for one minute.

  5. Add milk and broth and bring to a boil.

  6. Lower temperature to a simmer and add a pinch of salt.

  7. Simmer for about 15 minutes.

  8. Chop up artichoke hearts (packed in water) and add during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

  9. The quinoa will become soft and absorb all of the liquid.

  10. At the end, fold in parmesean cheese so that it melts.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 201.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
283
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Sodium
725mg
30%
Potassium
376mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
33.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
11.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 17% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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