Ingredients35 m servings 231 cals
- Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is softened, about 4 minutes. Add quinoa to onion mixture; cook and stir for about 1 minute more.
- Pour water over quinoa mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover saucepan, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
- Stir spinach and lemon zest into quinoa mixture; season with salt and pepper.
Per Serving: 231 calories; 6.2 g fat; 35.8 g carbohydrates; 11.4 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 146 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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This recipe is a great base, however it needs some extra seasoning. I switched out spinach for cilantro because I didn't have spinach on hand. I would make this again!
I used chicken broth instead of water for more flavor and everybody liked it. This was a side to baked salmon fillets.