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Spanish Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by alexispbp

Makes 4 servings



Spanish quinoa goes great as a spanish rice alternative :)

Recipe Ingredients for Spanish Quinoa

1 c quinoa, cooked
1 T Extra virgin olive oil
1 cloves garlic
1/2 medium chopped onion
1/2 t paprika
1/4 t cumin
1/4 sliced olives
1 pinch cayenne
4 oz tomato sauce
1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup cilantro

Recipe Directions for Spanish Quinoa

  1. Sauté the onion over medium heat until onion starts to become translucent

  2. Add the garlic to the onion and sauté a few more minutes until the onion is translucent and garlic is turning golden

  3. Add optional pinch of cayenne or chili powder

  4. Add quinoa and stir constantly for 3 - 4 minutes

  5. Add tomato sauce and vegetable broth stirring occasionally until mixture begins to boil

  6. Add salt if needed - veggie broth and tomato sauce may already be salted

  7. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 20 minutes

  8. Turn heat off and let sit for 5 - 10 minutes

  9. Fluff with a fork and serve garnished with cilantro

Categories

First Course, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 195.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
219
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
489mg
20%
Potassium
461mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
31.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 6%
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
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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