Quinoa

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Source: Create Your Plate Cookbook

Serving size: 4

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

In a medium-size saucepan, bring olive oil to medium heat. Add garlic and onions; sauté for 2 minutes.

Add quinoa and stir until lightly browned, about 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.

Toss quinoa together with parsley, thyme and salt. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per serving: 206 calories, 4g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 11g protein, 32g carbohydrate, 3g fiber