Quinoa Garden

4
Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

This was my first attempt at using quinoa. I really like it and it is very easy to prepare. Look for more recipes to follow.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • QUINOA

  • 1 c
    quiona uncooked
  • 2 c
    stock or water (your choice)
  • THE GARDEN

  • 1/2
    red bell pepper
  • 1/2
    orange bell pepper
  • 1/2
    yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2
    english cucumber
  • 1 large
    carrots, grated
  • 1/2
    jalapenos, fresh
  • 1/2
    jicama, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh
  • DRESSING

  • 1/2 large
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Quinoa Garden

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the quinoa in the 2 cups of stock or water. Your choice.
    Add both to a pan and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for @ 10 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and let cool.
  2. Chop all the veggies into bite sized pieces. I left the cilantro leaves in tact and just pulled them from the stems. I guesstimated 4T. It was just a handful.
  3. Add everything into a bowl and toss. Add a lemon juice and a good drizzle of olive oil. Toss again. Chill and enjoy.
  4. as 4 servings:
    219 calories
    41 carbs
    3 fat
    9 protein
    6 fiber

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About Quinoa Garden

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy


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