Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

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Quinoa, a delicious and nutritious whole grain, is used to make a light and tasty turkey stuffing. I prefer to bake this stuffing in the bird, but it can be baked separately in another baking dish and basted with the turkey juice.

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 2 apples - peeled, cored, and chopped

  • ¼ cup pine nuts

  • cup raisins

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning

Directions

  1. Place the quinoa and water in a large, microwave-safe bowl; cover. Cook on HIGH for 20 minutes.

  2. Stir the onion, mushrooms, apples, pine nuts, raisins, garlic, salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning in with the quinoa.

  3. Pack lightly into uncooked turkey. Roast turkey as directed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

164 Calories
4g Fat
29g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 164
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 299mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 456mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.