Spiced Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by carblack

Makes 4 servings



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 1 (14 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts 1/2 cup raisins, soaked in hot water and drained (optional)

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced Quinoa

1 tbsp Oil Olive Extra Virgin
1 small Onions
1 clove Garlic
3/4 cup Quinoa
1 1/2 tsp Curry Powder
1/4 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
1/2 serving Ground Cumin
1/4 tbsp Salt, Table
1/2 tsp Pepper, Black

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

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 54.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
152
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
441mg
18%
Potassium
213mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
21.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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