Curried Quinoa


A light curry flavor makes delicious quinoa a great side dish for a multitude of main courses.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or as needed

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon ancho chile powder

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook and stir for 2 minutes; add quinoa and cook and stir until lightly toasted, about 5 minutes.

  2. Pour broth into the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add curry and chile powders; cover and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

473 Calories
20g Fat
63g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 473
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 667mg 14%

* 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.

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