Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Bethany Giles 1

"The flavors of the broccoli and sweet potatoes compliment each other wonderfully in this recipe! I wasn't sure if steaming the sweet potatoes was necessary or not. It might be okay to skip that step. However, I wasn't sure if they would get tender enough by just cooking them in oil, so I went ahead and did it and it turned out great!"


30 m servings 376 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 252 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the diced sweet potatoes into a saucepan, and pour in 1/4-inch of water. Cover, and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Steam until the sweet potatoes are just slightly tender, about 10 minutes. While the potatoes are steaming, heat the canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the onion and broccoli until the onion is tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Once the potatoes have finished steaming, add them to the broccoli mixture, and season with garlic powder. Continue cooking until the potatoes have cooked to your desired degree of doneness, about 5 minutes. Stir the broccoli mixture together with the cooked quinoa and almonds. Season to taste with soy sauce if desired to serve.
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  1. 22 Ratings


We really enjoyed this recipe. I chopped the onion in a very fine dice, fried it with 4 cloves of garlic until it was slightly soft, then added the raw sweet potato to it, fried until the sweet ...

I got creative with this recipe based on other reviews and omitted the garlic powder, used 3 cloves fresh chopped, threw those in the pan with the onions, added all the other ingredients plus sp...

A nice balanced dish. I used 2 sweet potatoes and fresh broccoli, and I added some ginger because I had it on hand- I think that gives the dish the flare it needs!

This was a decent dish, my family enjoyed it. It is definitely simple and a little plain...it needed lots of soy sauce to add flavor.

I'm totally obsessed with quinoa right now, so I loved this recipe! I cooked everything in coconut oil and used fresh broccoli and garlic (omitted the garlic pwd.) The sweet potatoes did seem to...

I used amaranth instead of quinoa, green onions, fresh broccoli, and fresh garlic. I might have changed too much to make this an authentic review! I think I will fry the sweet potato along with...

This is simply wonderful! I used coconut oil instead of canola oil which gives it a bit of a sweet exotic flavor. The second time I made it I also added a bit of ginger as other suggested. Defin...

Added cinnamon and craisans very good

This was soooo good! I followed all of Momi's suggestions. :)