Spiced Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by mb61998

Makes 4 servings



"This recipe combines pungent Mediterranean and Indian flavors for a quick and delicious side dish."

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced Quinoa

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup quinoa
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
14 ounce garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
1/2 cup raisins, soaked in hot water and drained (optional)

Recipe Directions for Spiced Quinoa

  1. Stir together the olive oil, onion, and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the quinoa, curry powder, salt, pepper, cumin, cinnamon, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes until the quinoa is tender.

  2. Once the quinoa has finished cooking, stir in the drained garbanzo beans, toasted pine nuts, and raisins. Serve warm or cold.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 281.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
693
Calories from Fat
211
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.4g
36%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
607mg
25%
Potassium
1339mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
100.2g
33%
Dietary Fiber
21.5g
86%
Sugars
23.0g
Protein
27.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 15% Iron 53%
* 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 dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
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