Lemony Quinoa

Fiber-filled quinoa is also packed with magnesium.

This recipe makes six servings. Save the leftovers for lunch!

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Level: Easy
Serves: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1¾ c. chicken broth or water
  • 1 c. quinoa
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 scallions, sliced thin
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Bring 1¾ cups chicken broth or water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Add 1 cup quinoa to pan, cover, and simmer for 15 min.
  3. Fluff with a fork, transfer to a bowl, and stir in the juice of half a lemon, 1 Tbsp olive oil, and 4 scallions, sliced thin.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

130 cal, 4 g fat (0 g saturated), 4 g protein, 19 g carb, 0 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 134 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the October/November 2014 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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