Quinoa Spinach Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by david1820

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Spinach Soup

2 cups water
1/2 cup quinoa
3 cups vegetable broth
1/2 chopped onion
1/2 diced carrot
2 cups spinach, washed and chopped coarsely
1 chopped potato
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Spinach Soup

  1. Rinse quinoa before cooking to remove the coating of a bitter substance called saponins.

  2. Bring water to a boil.

  3. Stir in quinoa, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Add broth, onion,potato and carrot

  5. Simmer for 15 minutes.

  6. Stir in spinach, allow to wilt in soup

  7. Salt and pepper to taste

Categories

Beans, Soup, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 265.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
101
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.6g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
398mg
17%
Potassium
389mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
16.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* 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
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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