diet and nutrition

Quinoa Side Dish

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 20 Min
Ready In: 35 Min

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 dash fresh lemon juice (optional)

Directions:
1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.
2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and onion. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.

Nutritional Information:
Amount Per Serving Calories: 207 | Total Fat: 5.8g | Cholesterol: 8mg

Recipe courtesy of AllRecipes.com