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Quinoa Side Dish Recipe

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


Submitted by umezoom

Makes 4 servings



Quinoa is a great alternative to rice - it's lighter, and cooks in about half the time.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Side Dish

1 tablespoon butter
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups vegetable broth
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 dash fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Side Dish

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

  2. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.

  3. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and onion.

  4. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 185.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
553mg
23%
Potassium
374mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
28.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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