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Quinoa with Moroccan Winter Squash and Carrot Stew Recipe

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Submitted by nndzl

Makes 6 servings



All vegetarian. Butter can be substituted if vegan is desired.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Moroccan Winter Squash and Carrot Stew

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 teaspoons Paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 g Spices Ground Coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon saffron
1 cup water
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 lb butternut squash (cubed)
4 carrots (peeled and cubed)
1 cup quinoa
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup minced onion
1/4 minced carrots
2 clove garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with Moroccan Winter Squash and Carrot Stew

  1. For Stew: Heat Oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; sauté until soft, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; stir 1 minute. Mix in paprika and next 8 ingredients. Add 1 cup water, tomatoes, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Add squash and carrots. Cover and simmer over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. For Quinoa: Rinse the quinoa with running water until cloudiness disappears. Drain. Melt butter with oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and carrot. Cover; cook until vegetables begin to brown, stirring often, about 10 min. Add garlic, salt, and turmeric; sauté 1 minute. Add 2 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; simmer until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Spoon quinoa onto platter, forming well in center. Spoon stew into well. Sprinkle remaining herbs over.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Moroccan, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 342.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
781mg
33%
Potassium
777mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
42.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
6.6g
Vitamin A 404% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 11% Iron 16%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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