SPANISH QUINOA

  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Spanish Quinoa is a protein-boosted take on your favorite.Spanish Rice. All the same delicious flavors of tomatoes, onions, peppers and diced green chiles are there and it takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Perfect paired with your favorite Mexican dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup quinoa, (rinsed well)
    • 2 cups chicken broth ((use vegetable broth for a vegetarian meal))
    • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
    • 3/4 cup onion, (chopped)
    • 1/2 green pepper, (chopped)
    • 10 oz can diced tomatoes
    • 4 oz can green chiles
    • 2 teaspoons chili powder

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 266 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 14.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.36%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 722 mg 30.07%
    • Calcium: 52 mg 5.22%
    • Potassium: 309 mg 8.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.2%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 16.83%
    • Vitamin C 34.94%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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