I was experimenting with quinoa and I came up with this tasty dish full of vegetables.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add carrots, red bell peppers, green bell peppers, onion, and shallot. Cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 3 minutes.

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  • Pour vegetable broth and quinoa into the saucepan. Cover and simmer until quinoa is soft, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle dried basil on top.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute chicken broth for vegetarian broth if you like (though than the dish is no longer vegetarian).

Tips

If dish is still liquid after step 2, increase the heat and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

389.8 calories; 9.4 g protein; 51.7 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 333.2 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
03/14/2019
Better than I expected but I think it is missing some crunch and/or proteins. I would definitely serve as a side dish not a main dish. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/14/2019
Better than I expected but I think it is missing some crunch and/or proteins. I would definitely serve as a side dish not a main dish. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
03/14/2019
Better than I expected but I think it is missing some crunch and/or proteins. I would definitely serve as a side dish not a main dish. Read More