Herbed Quinoa
Herbed Quinoa

This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 6
  • Start to Finish: less than 30 minutes
  • Prep: 8 minutes
  • Cook: 23 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 482
  • 214mg Sodium
  • 61g Carbs
  • 7g Fiber
  • 20g Fat
  • 3g Saturated Fat
  • 1g Sugars
  • 17g Protein
  • 82mg Calcium
  • 5mg Iron
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Try this simple, delicious recipe for quinoa.

Ingredients:

  • 5 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken stock or broth
  • 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 3 cups quinoa
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped basil
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped thyme
  • 4 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, bring stock, 1/2 cup lemon juice, and quinoa to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 12 to 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together oil, remaining lemon juice, herbs, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Toss quinoa with dressing until coated.

*Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

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