Herbed Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Herbed Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Herbed Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lbshadow

Makes 4 servings



recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Recipe Ingredients for Herbed Quinoa

2 3/4 cups low sodium chicken stock
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups quinoa

Dressing:
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
2 teaspoons lemon zest

Recipe Directions for Herbed Quinoa

  1. For the quinoa: In a medium saucepan, add the chicken stock, lemon juice and quinoa. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pan and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 12 to 15 minutes.

  2. For the dressing: In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, basil, parsley, thyme, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  3. Pour the dressing over the quinoa and toss until all the ingredients are coated. Transfer the quinoa to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 283.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
377
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
439mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
45.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
10.8g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 6% Iron 25%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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