Simple Savory Quinoa

Simple Savory Quinoa

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"A savory side dish, tasty yet simple, with carrots, celery, onions and quinoa. I always cut my veggies really small, more like mincing because I don't like chunky veggies. It is always optional to cut this small. This would probably taste great with rice as well."

Ingredients

45 m servings 227 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the celery, carrots, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the vegetable stock, quinoa, basil, and turmeric. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed the liquid. Once done, stir in the lime juice, and season to taste with salt to serve.
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At first I was not blown away by the flavor- which there is plenty of- but as I was eating this the symphony of flavors were playing on my palette and I realized I really liked it. I made doubl...

This was good and I will make it again, but with less oil. I will put the vegetables in at the same time as the broth, quinoa and spices, so they aren't overcooked. I think it needs one more spi...

Easy to make! If anything, the amount of turmeric and lime juice should be cut down, but otherwise you get used to the taste! Thanks for the recipe!