Quinoa and Asparagus

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Nicole Aanenson Cra

A new twist on an old Betty Crocker recipe. A great low-fat side dish.

Top Review by Outta Here

Very good! I couldn't find the mix, so used plain quinoa and some tomato paste and basil. Went very well with a pork roast. Made for Spring 2008 PAC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and carrot in butter 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in quinoa. Cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. Pour 1 cup of hot broth over quinoa and add seasoning packet. Cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed. Stir in asparagus. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Cook 15 to 20 minutes longer, adding broth 1 cup at a time and stirring frequently, until liquid is absorbed; remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. *For softer grains increase broth and cooking time.

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