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    Leek Tomato Quinoa

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    10 mins

    30 mins

    dicentra's Note:

    From Bon Appetite. Quinoa can be made ahead of time.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place quinoa in strainer. Rinse under cold running water until water runs clear; drain.
    2. 2
      Mix quinoa, 2 cups water, and salt in heavy medium saucepan.
    3. 3
      Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is just tender and almost all water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
    4. 4
      Drain. Set aside. (Quinoa can be made 1 day ahead. Cool, then cover; chill.)
    5. 5
      Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add leeks; sauté until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add broth. Cover; simmer until leeks are tender, about 5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Add quinoa and oil; stir until heated through, about 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Stir in tomatoes, onions, basil, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 20, 2008

      55

      This was a super-flavoured way to be introduced to quinoa...now I just have to learn how to say it! I put some mushrooms and red capsicum in because I ran out of leek, which gave it a great blend of colours as well as flavours. Thanks for making my first experience a great one!

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    Nutritional Facts for Leek Tomato Quinoa

    Serving Size: 1 (248 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 401.7
     
    Calories from Fat 154
    38%
    Total Fat 17.2 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 7.6 mg
    2%
    Sodium 365.7 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 54.3 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
    22%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 10.5 g
    21%

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