Orange Flavored Quinoa

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by dicentra

This is from 365 Low Fat Recipes.

Top Review by itsmekimmielc

Was tasty! I used dried cranberries instead of currants, which were too hard to find for me. Used fresh squeezed oj and zest. Will definitely make again. Used red quinoa.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft.
  2. Add orange juice, 1 cup water and salt. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add quinoa and stir once. Quickly return to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Remove from heat and let stand 3 minutes.
  5. Add parsley, mint, currants and orange zest. Stir with a fork to combine and fluff up grain.

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