Carrot and Raisin Quinoa – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe


(makes 8 servings)


Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Carrot and Raisin Quinoa
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1 cup uncooked quinoa

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1 1/3 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced

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1/2 cup green onions, chopped

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Lowfat cooking spray

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2 3/4 cups water

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1 1/2 teaspoons chicken-flavored bouillon granules

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1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

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1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

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1 cup shredded carrot

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1. Wash the Quinoa thoroughly to remove its bitter coating, drain and set aside.
2. Sauté mushrooms and green onions in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
3. Bring 2 3/4 cups water, bouillon cubes, lemon rind and thyme to a boil in a large saucepan. Add quinoa and carrot. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
4. Stir in raisins and mushroom mixture.


Serving Size: 1/2 cup (56 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 99
Calories from fat 12
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Total Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2%
Iron 15%

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