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Garlic Quinoa Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Garlic Quinoa

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"This is a quick and easy, basic quinoa recipe that we use in our house instead of rice as a great side."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic in melted butter until just browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken broth into the saucepan; add quinoa and stir. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat and rest mixture 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins
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Jan 06, 2014

Made this for lunch, but cut it back to 2 servings. My first time having quinoa, i used lactose free margarine and my own chicken broth. I added peas for color. I Really liked it, my husband not so much. Guess it's not for everyone. Even though i found it took 5 minutes more to cook i gave it 5 stars cause its easy and tasty. Thank you for this recipe, i will be making it again.

 
Dec 29, 2013

We absolutely loved this recipe. My husband does not like to try new things, but when I saw this recipe had garlic, I thought maybe there was a chance he'd try it. He took three helpings!! I used minced garlic from a jar, and it was VERY garlicy (just the way I like it) but I can see that it may be too much for garlic "likers", not "lovers". I used the mixed Quinoa which gave it some added colour.

 

11 Ratings

Mar 16, 2014

Delicious! I opted to roast a whole head of garlic and just add it to the quinoa/ chicken broth mixture instead of sauteing the garlic. The whole family loved it!

 
Mar 20, 2014

I made quinoa for the first time and I love garlic so I used this recipe. I also added a little chopped onion, yellow squash and a can of drained chunk chicken for protein. I was on my lunch break when I cooked it! Super easy and delicious.

 
Mar 18, 2014

Quinoa is part of my diet & as a chef it is a good sub for rice.

 
Mar 09, 2014

I thought this was just a little heavy in the chicken broth so next time I will reduce the amount. It reminded me of the pre-packaged rice mixes and I never use the entire spice pack with them because I feel like that is all you taste. Other than that this was a good, quick side dish.

 
Feb 03, 2014

I followed the recipe, except I added halved cherry tomatoes. It was fantastic!!!

 
Jan 20, 2014

This was my first time making quinoa for my family and they loved it. This will definitely become a staple side dish in our house.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 503 mg
  • 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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