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Vegetable Confetti Quinoa

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Yield: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Chock full of vegetables and colour this satisfying side dish is delicious served alongside chicken or turkey for dinner. Use up leftovers in a salad and add some chickpeas and a splash of vinegar for a full meal lunch idea.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Combine quinoa, vegetable broth, orange rind and juice in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Fluff into a large bowl; keep warm
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic for 3 minutes or until softened.
  3. Stir in carrot, zucchini, red and yellow peppers and cook for 5 minutes or until tender crisp.
  4. Add salt and pepper. Stir into quinoa mixture with basil.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetable Confetti Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 160%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Recipe contributed by Emily Richards.

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