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Balsamic and Grape Quinoa

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
We love the color and texture of red quinoa, but regular quinoa also works well.

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 201
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • sodium 133 mg

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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