Mediterranean Quinoa

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This colorful quinoa dish is easy to cook, and my toddler loves it!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • ¾ cup uncooked quinoa

  • 4 cups vegetable broth or stock

  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree

  • 3 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and chopped

  • Italian seasoning to taste

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions and red, green and yellow peppers; cook and stir for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, and cook for about 2 more minutes. Stir in the quinoa, vegetable stock, and tomato puree.

  2. Return to a boil, then cover and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes, or until quinoa grains are soft. Stir in the diced tomatoes and season with Italian seasoning. Cook until heated through, then serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

276 Calories
10g Fat
41g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 276
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 487mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 132mg 661%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 697mg 15%

* 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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