Peppy Quinoa
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Peppy Quinoa
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6 servings; 1/2 cup each
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6 servings; 1/2 cup each
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Ingredients
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Toast pepitas (pumpkin seeds) in oven for 10 minutes or until light brown and aromatic. Set aside.
  3. Combine quinoa, 2 ½ cups water, and chicken base in a small pot. Cover and bring to a boil.
  4. Turn heat down to low and simmer until water is completely absorbed, about 10-15 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Set aside.
  5. Mix quinoa, onions, green chilies, and garlic in an 8” x 8” nonstick baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Cover pan and bake at 350 °F for 40 minutes.
  6. Toss in cilantro, green onions, pepitas, and optional lime juice to taste. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
Peppy Quinoa
Amount Per Serving (1/2 cup eachg)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 461mg 19%
Potassium 339mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 55%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Ingredients
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Toast pepitas (pumpkin seeds) in oven for 10 minutes or until light brown and aromatic. Set aside.
  3. Combine quinoa, 2 ½ cups water, and chicken base in a small pot. Cover and bring to a boil.
  4. Turn heat down to low and simmer until water is completely absorbed, about 10-15 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Set aside.
  5. Mix quinoa, onions, green chilies, and garlic in an 8” x 8” nonstick baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Cover pan and bake at 350 °F for 40 minutes.
  6. Toss in cilantro, green onions, pepitas, and optional lime juice to taste. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
Peppy Quinoa
Amount Per Serving (1/2 cup eachg)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 461mg 19%
Potassium 339mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 55%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Recipe Tips

Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer until water runs clear, not cloudy.

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