Quinoa with Sundried Tomatoes Recipe

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


Submitted by cj530

Makes 4 servings



great as a warm and healthy "lunch bowl" or as a nutrient dense side-dish

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Sundried Tomatoes

1 cup quinoa
1 tsp butter
6 ounces tomatoes, sundried, diced (NOT oil packed)
1 tbsp garlic, minced (2 cloves)
2 cups chicken broth
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp chives, minced
1/4 cup parsley, flat-leaf, minced

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with Sundried Tomatoes

  1. Rinse quinoa in a fine-mesh seive under running water for at LEAST 1 minute, drain and set aside.

  2. Heat butter in a medium pan on medium heat until just lightly brown.

  3. Add minced garlic, sundried tomatoes, smoked paprika and saute 3 minutes.

  4. Add stock and bring to a boil. Stir in quinoa and return to a boil, then reduce to simmer/low, covered, for approx. 30 min. or until all the broth is absorbed.

  5. When all broth is absorbed, add parsley and chives, let rest 5 minutes covered.

  6. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, American, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Scandinavian, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 213.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
402mg
17%
Potassium
555mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
32.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
8.6g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 5% Iron 26%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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