Confetti Quinoa


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20 mins (prep 5, cooking 15)
8 ingredients
3 servings
Quinoa, pronounced "keenwa," quadruples in size when cooked yet stays crunchy and nutty. This recipe (which I've not tried) adds a variety of colors of bell pepper to the quinoa for the effect of confetti. From Laurel's Kitchen Cookbook and submitted for Zaar World Tour II.

Categories:  side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , peppers , 3-steps-or-less , north-american , quick , free-of... , equipment , time-to-make , vegan , <-30-mins , easy , grains , peruvian , gluten-free , south-american , inexpensive , vegetarian , vegetable , central-american , stove-top ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (178.62 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 79.17 Calories from Fat 53.28
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.92g 27.3%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 13.49%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 712.55mg 89.07%
Total Carbohydrate 3.01g 3.01%
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g 3.55%
Sugars 0.62 g %
Protein 3.39g 20.35%
Vitamin A 6.51IU% Vitamin C 0.39mg%
Calcium 50.05mg% Iron 0.38mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
uncooked quinoa, small onion
 

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