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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
35 minutes
8 servings
Serving Size
65 grams

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

4 cloves of garlic, minced

2 large carrots, peeled and medium diced

1 tablespoon minced ginger root

2 cups quinoa

4 cups water

Salt to taste​

  1. In a stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic, carrots, and ginger; sauté for 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. 
  3. Add the quinoa and water to the pan; bring to a boil. 
  4. Cover the pot and reduce the heat to low; simmer the quinoa for 20 minutes. 
  5. Remove from the heat, uncover, and fluff the quinoa. Add salt, stir, and enjoy. 

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Calories: 180
Fat: 4.5g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
Sodium: 50mg
Carbohydrates: 30g
Fiber: 4g
Sugars: 1g
Protein: 6g

Yield: 8 servings

Serving Size: 65 grams

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