Rating: 3 stars
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Great as a flavorful side dish or as a base of a meal if you add chicken, shrimp, or tofu.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 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 medium-low, cover, and simmer until most of the broth is absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Stir tomatoes, spinach, and pesto into the quinoa. Simmer until remaining chicken broth is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over quinoa mixture.

Cook's Note:

Substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth if desired.

Nutrition Facts

437 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 58.8g; fat 14.3g; cholesterol 14.4mg; sodium 1179.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

1 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
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  • 3 star values: 1
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Rating: 3 stars
03/25/2018
It s not bad; it taste better than it looks. I chose to use a vegan homemade pesto instead of a store-bought. It was worth trying something new and different. Read More