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Garlic Quinoa

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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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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Ingredients

30 m servings 192
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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: 192 calories; 5.7 28.5 6.7 10 503 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Delicious! I opted to roast a whole head of garlic and just add it to the quinoa/ chicken broth mixture instead of sauteing the garlic. The whole family loved it!

Most helpful critical review

I made this as written, and it wasn't bad, but we weren't blown away. We didn't find it to be very memorable.

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Delicious! I opted to roast a whole head of garlic and just add it to the quinoa/ chicken broth mixture instead of sauteing the garlic. The whole family loved it!

Made this for lunch, but cut it back to 2 servings. My first time having quinoa, i used lactose free margarine and my own chicken broth. I added peas for color. I Really liked it, my husband no...

So easy & simple. I added kale & a green bean, zucchini & carrot mixture. So good & simple to make

We absolutely loved this recipe. My husband does not like to try new things, but when I saw this recipe had garlic, I thought maybe there was a chance he'd try it. He took three helpings!! I ...

My whole family loved this side dish. We had it with salmon and asparagus. I made it somewhat like risotto. Like some other reviewers, I used a spoonful of minced garlic from a jar, and added...

Instead of butter, I use olive oil to saute the garlic. Also added some diced onion and saute with the garlic.

I made quinoa for the first time and I love garlic so I used this recipe. I also added a little chopped onion, yellow squash and a can of drained chunk chicken for protein. I was on my lunch bre...

So easy and delicious! My hubby loves garlic and actually wants me to add more next time. The kids thought it was perfect! Thank you for sharing a great recipe!!

Delish! I thought this was too simple and not enough garlic to be flavourful but it is so yummy.