Quinoa Side Dish

Quinoa Side Dish

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"Quinoa is a great alternative to rice - it's lighter, and cooks in about half the time."

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  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 400 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.
  2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and onion. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.
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WOW, this recipe is great! In case you didn't know, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) contains more protein than any other grain. Since it also contains a good amount of lysine, it is a complete prot...

I loved this. I used organic quinoa, so it had to be thoroughly rinsed so that it wouldn't be bitter.I sauteed the onions and garlic before toasting the quinoa, then threw it into a rice cooker...

I had never heard of quinoa before yesterday. I heard mention of it on TV, so I thought I would learn more about it from the Internet. Everything that I learned pointed toward quinoa as the most...