Fast and easy to make, this can be used as a main dish, side dish, or even a snack. Please use the 'real deal' Greek feta; it will add so much more flavor!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring chicken broth and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a bowl.

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  • Stir walnuts and cranberries through the quinoa; add feta cheese and gently stir.

Cook's Notes:

You can use water to boil the quinoa if you'd prefer.

Pecans or almonds are fine in place of the walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

243 calories; protein 8.6g 17% DV; carbohydrates 28.6g 9% DV; fat 11.4g 18% DV; cholesterol 13.8mg 5% DV; sodium 195.5mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 4 stars
05/13/2014
This was my first attempt so I didn't change anything. The feta threw me off a bit but it tastes pretty good. I like walnuts and dried cranberries which definitely gives it a nutty and sweet flavor. I would make it again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/12/2014
This was my first attempt so I didn't change anything. The feta threw me off a bit but it tastes pretty good. I like walnuts and dried cranberries which definitely gives it a nutty and sweet flavor. I would make it again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/02/2017
Added dried chopped onion garlic powder and basil to the quinoa as cooking. Mixed all ingredients 1tbsp of the feta brine and chopped scallion. YUMMY! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/24/2016
This makes a great addition to my lunch box. 1/2 cup is 245 calories. I think I'll try it with apple next week instead of cranberry just to mix things up. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/22/2020
I dried roasted the walnuts in a cast iron skillet and used shredded three cheese (parmesan Romano and asiago) in place of the feta. delish! Read More