Garlic Quinoa

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This is a quick and easy, basic quinoa recipe that we use in our house instead of rice as a great side.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup quinoa

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic in melted butter until just browned, about 5 minutes.

  2. Pour chicken broth into the saucepan; add quinoa and stir. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

  3. Remove saucepan from heat and rest mixture 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

193 Calories
6g Fat
29g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 193
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 503mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 249mg 5%

* 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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