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Quinoa Almond-Cranberry Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Almond-Cranberry Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Almond-Cranberry Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by johodog

Makes 4 servings



http://www.savvyvegetarian.com/vegetarian-recipes/quinoa-almonds-cranberries.php

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Almond-Cranberry Casserole

1 cup quinoa
1/2 cup almonds, slivered and blanched
1 tsp canola oil
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 vegetable bouillon cube
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp cinnamon stick
1 tbsp,+crumbled bay leaf
1/2 cup dried craisins

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Almond-Cranberry Casserole

  1. Soak the quinoa 15 minutes in cold water

  2. Stir the quinoa with your hand, pour off most of the water and drain through a fine mesh strainer

  3. Shake dry in the strainer, then set the strainer over a bowl or pitcher

  4. Heat a wide bottomed pan on medium heat and add the oil

  5. Stir and toast the sliced almonds until golden, then remove from pan

  6. Add the quinoa. Stir and toast until dry and turning color

  7. Add boiling water, veggie cube, salt, bay leaf and cinnamon stick, and dried cranberries

  8. Bring back to boil, cover, turn the heat to simmer, cook for 10 minutes or until all the water is absorbed

  9. Remove from heat and allow to sit five minutes with the lid on

  10. Fluff gently with a fork and serve

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 161.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
449mg
19%
Potassium
338mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
44.0g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.7g
27%
Sugars
11.7g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% Iron 15%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
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