Lemon-Scented Quinoa

35 mins (prep 10)
4 ingredients
makes 4 (side dish) servings
Don't let the much-touted health benefits of this fluffy grain put you off—it also happens to be absolutely delicious. The light, lemony taste of this version makes it a great accompaniment to a whole host of dishes, and it pairs particularly well with the Spicy Calamari with Bacon and Scallions.

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Serving Size (52.55 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 104.53 Calories from Fat 57.87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.43g 39.6%
Saturated Fat 0.87g 17.45%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 3.35mg 0.56%
Total Carbohydrate 9.85g 13.13%
Dietary Fiber 1.29 g 20.72%
Sugars 0.4 g %
Protein 2.04g 16.28%
Vitamin A 2.31IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 7.92mg% Iron 0.72mg%
*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:
grated lemon zest, fresh lemon juice