Seasoned Quinoa

You won’t go wrong making this versatile quinoa dish.  

Seasoned Quinoa

Serve warm as a side dish, add some avocado, tomato, cucumber with an oil and vinegar based dressing for a quick lunch or place on top of a green salad.  Cooked quinoa has 160 calories, 2.5 grams of fat, 3 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein per 1/3 cup.  It is also gluten free.  For more information click HERE  

  • Seasoned Quinoa
    A wonderful side dish, base for salad or topping for green salad that adds protein to your diet.
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    1. 2 cups cooked quinoa
    2. 1 tbsp oil
    3. 1 small onion, finely chopped
    4. 1- 4 oz can of chopped green chili
    5. 2 tsp cumin powder
    6. 1/4 tsp turmeric
    7. 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
    8. 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves
    9. Juice of 1 lemon
    1. Mix seasonings together in small bowl and set aside.
    2. Heat oil in skillet.
    3. Saute onion over medium heat.
    4. Turn down heat and add in seasoning. Stir until onion is coated.
    5. Add in cooked quinoa and green chili combining with onion mixture.
    6. Remove from heat and squeeze lemon over - stir to incorporate.
    7. Top with fresh chopped cilantro.
    1. Trying to cut back on the oil? Use vegetable broth to sauté onion.
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  1. Debbie we have enjoy Quinoa in the past in a more simple way with onions and stock and some veggies. I bet this version is really tasty. Yum!!!

    Thanks for popping over and sharing it at Project Inspire{d}!!!

    Hope your week has been Extraordinary!


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