Quinoa with Carrots and Raisins

Quinoa with Carrots and Raisins

jenw 1

"A sweet and spicy quinoa dish that's perfect for fall. Works well as either a main or side dish."


40 m servings 420 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 420 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, carrots, raisins, and pumpkin pie spice until onion becomes golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in quinoa and cilantro and allow to toast for a few minutes. Pour orange juice and water in and stir well, bringing to a boil. Reduce heat cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, then add walnuts. Fluff with a fork and serve.
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  1. 34 Ratings


Very good, I'm on weight watchers so I modified the recipe some to start. I cut out the olive oil completely! Sprayed my pan with some olive oil spray and fried the veggies, poured the dry quino...

I followed the advice in other reviews and omitted the cilantro (my husband hates), and halved the pumpkin pie spice. It was a big hit at a church gathering, especially with the vegetarians in ...

This recipe is very good. Very flavorful! I omitted the onion (because I'm breastfeeding) and the cilantro (I'm not a fan). It still was fabulous!

Very delicious dish. As you can see from my picture I served it with sauteed Brussels sprouts and loved every bite. I used parsley instead of cilantro because that's what I had.

I used craisins instead of raisins and cut the amount down to 3/4 C. also added more than 1/4 C of walnuts. It is definitely a keeper, very yummy

I enjoyed this very much - yummy! Fam not crazy about grains. :-(

Mmmm...This is REALLY good! I liked all the raisins, even if my husband thought it was a bit heavy-handed with them. I used parsley, instead of cilantro. My only complaint was the lack of instru...

Somewhat odd combination of flavors (onion and raisins) but I thought it was very tasty and fairly simple to make as well.

Did not really care for this even though I liked all the ingred. that went into it. The orange flavor was overpowering for my taste.