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Tasty Quinoa

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Tasty Quinoa
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 1 1/4 cup quinoa, 1/2 cucumber, 1/2 cup pineapple
Calories: 414kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1/4 cup basil, fresh
  • 1/4 cup parsley, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 5 ounce chicken, canned

Serve With

  • 2 cup pineapple
  • 2 medium cucumber

Instructions

  • Place quinoa and broth into saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn down to a simmer and allow to cook for 10-12 minutes, or until liquid has absorbed.  Let stand for 5 minutes, fluff with a fork and transfer to a separate bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon, chopped basil, chopped parsley, chopped thyme, salt and pepper.  Mix well and pour over quinoa.  Break apart the chicken, and add to quinoa, tossing to coat.
  • Serve with diced pineapple and cucumber slices.
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Nutrition

Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 940mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g

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