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Onion and Mushroom Quinoa

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Mixed vegetables and quinoa makes a distinctive side dish that's ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked quinoa
1
teaspoon canola oil
1
small onion, cut into fourths, then sliced
1
medium carrot, shredded (2/3 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup sliced mushrooms (3 oz)
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
can (14 oz) vegetable or chicken broth

Directions

  • 1 Rinse quinoa thoroughly by placing in a fine-mesh strainer and holding under cold running water until water runs clear; drain well.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook quinoa and onion in oil 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 140
  • Fat 2 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 390mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

Quinoa has been hailed as a "supergrain" because it contains more protein than any other grain. Tiny and bead-shaped, ivory-colored quinoa takes only 20 minutes to cook. Like other whole grains, it's low in fat and provides a rich, balanced source of vital nutrients.

Whole Grain Serving: 1

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/16/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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