Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

Quinoa Turkey Stuffing


"Quinoa, a delicious and nutritious whole grain, is used to make a light and tasty turkey stuffing. I prefer to bake this stuffing in the bird, but it can be baked separately in another baking dish and basted with the turkey juice."


4 h 20 m servings 164 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 164 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the quinoa and water in a large, microwave-safe bowl; cover. Cook on HIGH for 20 minutes.
  2. Stir the onion, mushrooms, apples, pine nuts, raisins, garlic, salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning in with the quinoa.
  3. Pack lightly into uncooked turkey. Roast turkey as directed.
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  1. 11 Ratings


Tried this as a wheat-free stuffing. I just ate my second serving. It has great flavor. Though it isn't like normal stuffing it is a great side that is light and nutritious. I made two chang...

Light and Refreshing, much better than bread stuffing

This recipe is delicious. Like another reviewer, I cooked the quinoa in chicken broth. I combined all the ingredients, cooked it in the crock pot and served it as a side dish with some chicken....

Very Good!!!! My family really liked it! Thanks for the healthy alternative! I will definately make it again!

As I wasn't roasting a turkey, I cooked the quinoa in chicken stock, then added the other ingredients (omitted the salt because of all the salt in the stock) and just microwaved it for an extra ...

This was pretty good, but it had a flavor that I don't like, I think it was the apple; I used one small granny smith apple because I wasn't sure if I would like it, and I'm glad I didn't use mor...

haven't tried yet.

Absolutely delicious! I like a lot of flavor in my food so I will add more poultry seasoning and possibly some craisins, too.