Rating: 4 stars 4.1
52 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3

Quinoa is a fluffy, slightly crunchy, high-protein, gluten-free alternative grain native to South America. This can be used to stuff a turkey or served as a side dish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring vegetable stock to a boil in a saucepan, reduce heat to low, and stir in quinoa. Cover pan and simmer until quinoa absorbs the liquid, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir butternut squash and zucchinis in the hot oil until slightly browned, about 10 minutes. Stir quinoa into the vegetables and gently mix green onions, apricots, cranberries, and parsley into the stuffing. Drizzle with lime juice to taste.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; protein 9.1g; carbohydrates 70.7g; fat 9.8g; sodium 257.5mg. Full Nutrition
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