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    Quinoa With Chorizo

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    CHRISSYG's Note:

    Delicious! Flavors similar to Jumbalaya, this is a really nice side dish, or even a main meal for two.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add chorizo to cold sauce pan, bring up to medium high heat, (to render some fat from the sausage) sautee chorizo until it begins to brown, pour off excess fat so that you have about 1tps in the pot.
    2. 2
      Add peppers, onion, thyme and garlic and sautee’ with chorizo until it begins to soften.
    3. 3
      In the meantime, rinse quinoa well in a fine mesh strainer.
    4. 4
      Add quinoa to the pot with the other ingredients, stir to combine.
    5. 5
      Add chicken broth and bring to a boil.
    6. 6
      Turn down heat to a simmer and cover. Cook covered until quinoa is tender (about 15 minutes).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2013

      55

    • on July 29, 2012

      55

      I have made a variation of this recipe that does not include peppers and substitutes paparika for thyme. I also toast the quinoa before adding chorizo to the pan. This recipe is super easy and very delicious. I first had it at a friend's house for dinner and had to get the recipe... couldn't get enough! Definitely recommended.

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    • on May 10, 2010

      55

      Enjoyed this, Im on WW so was a good alternative recipe and filling. Flavour of the Chorizo gets soaked up in all of the other ingredients!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Quinoa With Chorizo

    Serving Size: 1 (233 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 320.0
     
    Calories from Fat 127
    39%
    Total Fat 14.2 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 4.6 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 24.9 mg
    8%
    Sodium 727.9 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.7 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    14%
    Sugars 1.6 g
    6%
    Protein 15.8 g
    31%

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