Balsamic and Grape Quinoa

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

We love the color and texture of red quinoa, but regular quinoa also works well.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Sodium 133 mg

Ingredients

1 2/3 cups water
1 cup red quinoa
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
20 seedless red grapes, halved

Preparation

1. Bring 1 2/3 cups water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 12 minutes or until quinoa is tender; drain. Place quinoa in a bowl. Add parsley, vinegar, olive oil, kosher salt, and grapes, stirring to combine.

Note:

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Sandy Gluck,

March 2014