Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by peanutz

Makes 4 servings



http://www.recipezaar.com/Five-Or-More-Ingredient-Garlic-Quinoa-121064

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa

1/2 cup sweet onion or red onion, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced
1 small carrot, grated
1 cup quinoa, rinsed, drained & toasted (see Quinoa-Toasted)
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Recipe Directions for Quinoa

  1. Make sure you rinse the grain under cold running water several times to remove coating (not something you can see).

  2. Spray medium size saucepan with vegetable oil.

  3. Add onion & cook about 3 minutes, add garlic & cook another 2 minutes.

  4. Add rest of ingredients & bring to a boil.

  5. Reduce heat, stir and cover.

  6. Simmer 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.!

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 189.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
132mg
6%
Potassium
307mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
30.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
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