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Moroccan Style Quinoa
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Quinoa seasoned with cumin, cinnamon, tumeric, ginger and mixed with raisins and almonds.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238.3
Total Carbs 39.6 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 9.0 g
Total Fat 5.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Potassium 467.9 mg
Protein 7.4 g
Sodium 148.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Fruits , 2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 cup  quinoa
1 cup  cold water
1 cup  fat free reduced sodium chicken broth
2 tsp  olive oil
1 cup  fresh chopped red onion
0 1/2 tsp  ground cumin
0 1/4 tsp  ground turmeric
0 1/2 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/4 tsp  ground ginger
0 1/4 cup  slivered almonds
0 1/4 cup  Raisins, seedless
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  fresh mint
  1. Rinse the quinoa and put in a strainer. Place under running water until the water runs clear.
  2. Put the quinoa, water, and chicken broth in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and cook until the liquid is completely absorbed.
  3. While cooking the quinoa, heat the oil in a skillet. Sauté the onions until they begin to caramelize. Mix in the cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, and ginger and cook until aromatic. Add the almonds and raisins and cook until heated.
  4. Toss the quinoa in the skillet. Season with salt. Decorate with the mint, if desired, and serve.

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