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    Delicious Big Bowl - Quinoa Recipe

    Delicious Big Bowl - Quinoa Recipe. Photo by Dona England

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    30 mins

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    Dona England's Note:

    This is from Super Natural Cooking by Heidi Swanson. I love to make this on the week end and take leftovers for lunch. I often substitute pine nuts for walnuts. Her recipes are at

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    1. 1
      Bring the quinoa, water and walt to a boil in a large heavy bottomed pot. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. If there is any liquid left in the pan, drain if off.
    2. 2
      Warm a splash of olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat, then add the potatoes and a couple pinches of salt. Toss to coat the potatoes and cover for a few minutes to allow the potatoes to sweat and cook. Uncover the pan, toss aga, then cook a few minutes longer uncovered, until the potatoes start to get some color. Continue tossing every few minutes to get color and crispness.
    3. 3
      Whenthey are cooked through and pleasantly crunch, season to taste with salt and scoop out onto a plate.
    4. 4
      Set aside.
    5. 5
      In the same skilled warm another splash of oil.
    6. 6
      Add the onions and garlic and cook 4-5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Toss the quinoa with a splash of olive oil.
    8. 8
      Combine quinoa, potatoes, onions, nuts and asparagus.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2008


      This was a definate 5 from my DH and I. We had left overs, and we found that we didn't enjoy it as much the next day, so will probably make half next time. I just noticed that I actually did cut the recipe in half, so next time will cut it more. Thanks for the recipe Rae!

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    Nutritional Facts for Delicious Big Bowl - Quinoa Recipe

    Serving Size: 1 (651 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 758.3
    Calories from Fat 310
    Total Fat 34.5 g
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 628.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 98.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 12.8 g
    Sugars 4.7 g
    Protein 21.3 g

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