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Broccoli-Carrot Quinoa

The quinoa packs a punch to this side dish with a little extra protein and fiber. This lower sodium recipe provides almost as much protein as a large egg. 1 carb serving and 4 grams of fiber per serving.

Broccoli-Carrot Quinoa

Ingredients

Serving size: 5.7 ounces (161 grams)
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Ingredients

1⁄2 cup
quinoa (dry)
1 1⁄2 cup
broccoli
1⁄2 cup
carrot
1 cup
chicken broth
1⁄2 teaspoon
black pepper

Directions

Instructions

  • Rinse quinoa with cold water.
  • Add the quinoa and chicken broth to saucepan.
  • Bring to boil and then simmer, covered on low.
  • Add the broccoli and carrots after about 10 minutes.
  • Quinoa is done once light and fluffy.

Nutritional Analysis

Per serving
Calories: 98 kcal
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Phosphorus: 135 mg
Potassium: 256 mg
Sodium: 35 mg