Quinoa with Latin Flavors

Number of Servings: 6 (155g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 45 min.

Pumpkin seeds, cilantro, garlic, and chiles bring incredible flavor to this quick and easy 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chiles
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14 oz.) can low sodium vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup pepitas, toasted
  • ¾ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  1. Toast quinoa in a large dry skillet over medium heat, stirring often, until it crackles and becomes aromatic (3-5 minutes). Transfer to a fine sieve and rinse thoroughly.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened (2-3 minutes).
  3. Add chiles and garlic; cook, stirring (30 seconds).
  4. Add the quinoa and broth; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer, cover and cook until the quinoa is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed (20-25 minutes).
  5. Add pepitas, cilantro, scallions, lime juice and salt to the quinoa; mix gently and fluff with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 155g

Amount per serving
Calories 165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 35.5mg 2%
Iron 2.1mg 10%
Potassium 270mg 6%
Vitamin A 28.4mcg 4%
Vitamin C 11.1mg 10%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 6%
Vitamin K 24.9mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 65.5mcg 16%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 5mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 198.8mg 15%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 87.5mg 20%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 3.2mcg 6%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.9mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Whole Grain Quinoa, Green Chiles (green Chile Peppers, Water, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Onion, Scallions, Lime Juice, Pepitas, Cilantro, Canola Oil, Garlic, Salt.

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