Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (204g)

Calories 108
Calories from Fat 4 (3%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 0.4g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2636mg 115%
Potassium 243.5mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 23.8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Sugars 9.6g
Protein 3.6g 7%

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Recipe Description
Native to the Andes, quinoa is now widely used in a variety of dishes. Here, it is combined with peas and fresh herbs to create a flavorful and healthy side dish.
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
20 min
Ready In
30 min


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2   fresh poblano chilie peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
3 Clove(clv)  garlic
3   green onions, sliced
1/2 Cup(c)  fresh cilantro leaves, packed
1/4 Cup(c)  resh parsley leaves, packed f
2 Tablespoon(T)  fresh oregano, minced
2 Cup(c)  reduced sodium chicken broth, divided
1 Cup(c)  quinoa, rinsed and drained
1 Cup(c)  frozen petite green peas


Combine chilie peppers, garlic, onions, cilantro, parsley and oregano in an electric blender. Add 1/2 cup broth. Cover and process until coarsely pureed. Combine pureed mixture, remaining broth, and quinoa in a heavy medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add peas. Continue to cook 5 minutes, or until quinoa is tender and liquid is evaporated.

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