Coconut Quinoa

Coconut Quinoa

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"A nice change from plain old grains. Quinoa has become a staple in our home because it only takes about 15 minutes to cook as opposed to 45 minutes for brown rice. I use canned coconut milk or coconut milk from the carton interchangeably. However, the coconut milk from the carton is sweetened, which my family likes but might not be right with some main dishes."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 266 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 77 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** 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 quinoa, coconut milk, and flaked coconut to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes; season with salt.

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I used Almond Breeze Coconut Almond Milk to significantly lower the fat and calories of this recipe and served it as simple side dish to sauteed shrimp. Quite tasty!

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Made this recipe as written but ended up modifying it because it was just too plain for my taste (I expected it to be a bit on the sweeter side). I added a bit of cinnamon, some raisins, and a t...

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I used Almond Breeze Coconut Almond Milk to significantly lower the fat and calories of this recipe and served it as simple side dish to sauteed shrimp. Quite tasty!

I followed the recipe and it's good... I added some honey and cream (as if it weren't rich enough!) and ate it like oatmeal... Not exactly what I thought I'd be eating for DINNER... LOL... I add...

Made this recipe as written but ended up modifying it because it was just too plain for my taste (I expected it to be a bit on the sweeter side). I added a bit of cinnamon, some raisins, and a t...

Blah. I followed directions exactly, and this turned out to be goopy and inedible. I love quinoa and coconut (separately, I learned), so that's not the problem. I think the liquid of the coconut...

I love this.. So easy to make and quick..

I added a little sugar for sweetness. DELICIOUS!!!

I added crushed pineapple for more flavor. I typically make coconut rice, but happened to be dealing with quinoa today! I am serving with Hawaiian pork.

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