How to Cook: Quinoa

How to Cook: Quinoa
How to Cook: Quinoa
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    Quinoa is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. It's light and fluffy in texture but has that whole grain ability to fill people up. If you've got company coming or are looking for leftovers, this recipe easily doubles.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 156 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 3.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 550 mg 22.91%
    • Calcium: 21 mg 2.06%
    • Potassium: 240 mg 6.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.88%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.12%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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