Side Dishes

Bacon Quinoa

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Quinoa is an awesome grain packed full of nutritious goodness. For this, I was looking for a side dish to my Mango Shrimp. Hubby is always asking "Can you add bacon to that?" so I did. He devoured it!

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1/3 cup slivered almonds
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons coconut oil, divided
4 slices bacon cut into 1/4-inch dice
1 small shallot, sliced
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
2 cups chicken stock
1/4 tsp sage
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Salt and freshly ground white pepper
In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil. Add the almonds and half the garlic. Stir and toast the almonds until golden brown. Remove from heat and set aside. Add the bacon and the other half of...
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Nutritions

Calories
285

Sodium
184mg
7% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
9g
19% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV