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Quinoa

Diane Hoch and Sally Eisenberg teach you how to prepare Quinoa, a hearty grain rich in protein which is a wonderful alternative to rice and pasta.
Ingredients
  Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs) (soaked in water)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped finely
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat olive oil in a pan, add in onion and fry until it becomes translucent.
2. In the meantime boil water, drain the quinoa and keep that in boiling water. Cook for 15 minutes.
3. Once quinoa is cooked add in the onion pan and mix well.
4. Turn the heat off and take out the pan from the stove.

SERVING
5. Serve quinoa with stir fried vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 407 Calories from Fat 113

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.6%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7.1 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.5%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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