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QUINOA WITH CARROTS & RAISINS

8 servings

Ingredients:

    • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
    • 1 1/3 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
    • Lowfat cooking spray
    • 2¾ cups water
    • 1½ teaspoons chicken-flavored bouillon granules
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 cup shredded carrot
    • 2 tablespoons raisins, chopped
     

Directions:

1. Wash the Quinoa thoroughly to remove its bitter coating, drain and set aside.
 
2.
Sauté mushrooms and green onions in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
 
3. Bring 2¾ cups water, bouillon cubes, lemon rind and thyme to a boil in a large saucepan. Add quinoa and carrot. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
 
4. Stir in raisins and mushroom mixture.
 

NUTRITION:
Serving Size: 1/2 cup (56 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount per serving
    Calories 99
    Calories from fat 12
    Total Fat 1 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 81 mg
    Total Carbohydrates 19 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Sugars 0 g
    Protein 4 g
    Vitamin A 80%
    Vitamin C 4%
    Calcium 2%
    Iron 15%
     

King County Washington Public Health
www.metrokc.gov

 

 

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