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Quinoa Squash Pilaf Recipe Recipe

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


Submitted by sarahbeffa

Makes 8 servings



This is a wonderful recipe with different flavors and plenty of good-for-you ingredients

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Squash Pilaf Recipe

1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
1/4 cup water
3 medium Squash, Summer, All Varieties
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 large tomato, chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Squash Pilaf Recipe

  1. ?In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, toast the quinoa over medium heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

  2. ?In a small saucepan, bring broth and water to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

  3. ?In a large nonstick skillet, saute the zucchini, yellow squash and leeks in oil until vegetables are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomato, cilantro, seasonings and quinoa; heat through. Add spinach; cook and stir until spinach is wilted. Yield: 8 servings.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
121
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
395mg
16%
Potassium
477mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
17.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
5.7g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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