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Quinoa with Veggies

Quinoa with Veggies


"I love quinoa and I wanted to make something that was flavorful and filling. The vegetables can be changed to your liking!"
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30 m servings 280 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring the quinoa, water, and 1 pinch of salt to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, about 20 minutes. Once done, drain a mesh strainer, and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic, and cook until the garlic softens and the aroma mellows, about 2 minutes. Add the red pepper, and corn; continue cooking until the pepper softens, about 5 minutes. Season with cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper, and cook for 1 minute more, then stir in the cooked quinoa and green onions. Serve hot or cold.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 226 Ratings

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This dish was DELICIOUS! Even my husband liked it! I did add a few things...about 1 TBS of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of pine nuts toasted. I used minced garlic (1 heaping TBS) because I didn't hav...

Most helpful critical review

I'm a big fan of quinoa, so tried this recipe. I found it to be bland and boring.

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This dish was DELICIOUS! Even my husband liked it! I did add a few things...about 1 TBS of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of pine nuts toasted. I used minced garlic (1 heaping TBS) because I didn't hav...

both my husband and i love the flavors of this dish. as the recipe states, you can use almost any vegetable that you have on hand. i used garlic, red onion, fresh corn cut from the cob, red bell...

Finally! A way I enjoy quinoa. This recipe rocks...the cumin & oregano give it just a little more flavor. And straining made the texture so much also makes it moldable so you can pl...

So healthy and delicious. Added green onion, cherry tomatoes, frozen corn, can of drained rinsed black beans, fresh baby spinach, made a dressing of 1/4c olive oil, cumin, chili powder, salt an...

Great recipe you can change up. I cooked my quinoa with half veggie broth, half water and 2 cut up carrots (so they would soften). For my veggies I used garlic, bell pepper, kale, zucchini, and ...

This is my very first time trying quinoa, not even sure how its pronounced. I really loved it and this dish is awesome, quite simple and i used red bell peppers, broccoli, onions, celery, carrot...

Really tasty. I made it with carrots, broccoli, and snow peas, cause that is what's in season right now where I live. Benefits from extra S&P.

Yum Yum, so good & easy to make. I'm giving up rice!! I did add more herbs. 1/2 tp red pepper flakes, basil & feta cheese, kalamate olives, mushrooms.

This was my first time making quinoa. This is a great basic dish, which you can add whatever you want. I added leftover veggies -- onion, green bell pepper, carrots and asparagus. I also topped ...

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