Side Dishes

Spanish Style Quinoa

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Welcome back, taco Tuesday! I missed you last week! You got kinda lost in the rush of Thanksgiving recipes but here you are, old friend! Ready and willing to kiss and make up. Ahem. Is this over the top? I think not! You see, I LOVE my taco Tuesday and, while I don't have a new taco recipe for you this week, I DO have a new and exciting side dish to go with your tacos! Spanish style quinoa! Think of it as Spanish rice only made with quinoa. Great texture, great flavor and it comes

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1 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 small green bell pepper, finely diced
1 c. uncooked quinoa
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce (I used no salt added)
2 1/2 c. water
1 t. chili powder
1/4 t. garlic powder
1/4 t. cumin
Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Stir in the onion, garlic and green pepper and saute, 5 to 10 minutes, until the onion and green pepper are tender. Stir in the quinoa and allow to...
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Nutritions

Calories
423

Sodium
150mg
6% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
16g
33% DV

Carbs
68g
23% DV

Fiber
11g
46% DV