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Quinoa and Spinach Side

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This is a very nutty, delicious, healthy side dish. Most people enjoy it.
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Baby spinach leaves 1 Pound, washed, drained
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Salt & pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly grated
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, chopped finely

1. In a saucepan on medium heat, pour chicken stock and add quinoa.
2. Bring to boil, lower the heat, cover the saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes.
3. In another large skillet, heat olive oil and put the spinach leaves. Cook till wilted.
4. Add salt and pepper, garlic and nutmeg. Mix well.
5. Put the cooked quinoa and pour the cream. Add cheese.Mix till combined.
6. Garnish with the tomatoes and turn off the heat.

7. In a serving plate, serve it with choice of main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Latin American
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Quinoa is a seed packed with nutrients and Robin has bought some of it to show you a yummy recipe using it. This is a side dish made using Quinoa and Spinach. Watch the video to learn a great recipe which is very good for your health.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 413 Calories from Fat 183

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.8%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.7 mg10.9%

Sodium 556.9 mg23.2%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 17 g34.6%

Vitamin A 162.5% Vitamin C 68.9%

Calcium 30.2% Iron 29.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quinoa And Spinach Side Recipe Video