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If you can't find precooked quinoa and brown rice together, substitute a package of precooked brown rice.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2013


Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Serves 4


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat grains according to package directions; set aside.

  • Combine oil and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add chicken, basil, pistachios, and cheese; toss to coat. Place about 3/4 cup chicken mixture, 1/2 cup quinoa mixture, and 3 tomato wedges on each of 4 plates.

Nutrition Facts

404 calories; fat 20.9g; saturated fat 6.1g; mono fat 9.7g; poly fat 2.4g; protein 30.1g; carbohydrates 25.2g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 86mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 653mg; calcium 43mg.