Tropical Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by katerina_e

Makes 4 servings



A super-easy, sweet side dish that goes great with fish, shrimp, or light chicken dishes.

Recipe Ingredients for Tropical Quinoa

1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 cup water
1/4 cup chopped dried pineapple
1/4 cup chopped dried mango
1/4 cup Sweetened Coconut Flakes
1/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1 tablespoon Chutney
2 tablespoons regular mango chutney

Recipe Directions for Tropical Quinoa

Mix the quinoa and water in a saucepan over medium heat, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until all the water is absorbed, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the dried pineapple, dried mango, coconut flakes, macadamia nuts, hot and regular mango chutney until thoroughly combined. Serve hot.
Categories

Cheese, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 127.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
116mg
5%
Potassium
171mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
26.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
11.6g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* 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
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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