Minted Quinoa with Pine Nuts Recipe

Looking for an easy Minted Quinoa with Pine Nuts recipe? Learn how to make Minted Quinoa with Pine Nuts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jroseg

Makes 6 servings



If you haven't been properly introduced to quinoa, here's your chance. It's powerful stuff?a complete protein unto itself due to its amazing boast of containing all eight amino acids?but it's delicate and flavorful too, silky with a little crisp crunch. A remarkable food.

Recipe Ingredients for Minted Quinoa with Pine Nuts

1 cup Quinoa
1 cup Cauliflower
0.5 cup Nuts Pine
0.13 cup chopped Green Onions
1 oz Mint
1 serving Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Recipe Directions for Minted Quinoa with Pine Nuts

Rinse quinoa well. Place quinoa, cauliflower and water in a sauce pan, cover, and bring to a boil. Season with salt, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until all liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Gently fold in pine nuts, green onions, mint and olive oil. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 66.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
7mg
0%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
22.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
6.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 2% Iron 13%
* 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
83% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
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