Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 15 minutes; Stand: 5 minutes. Quinoa is a high-protein grain that has been around since ancient times and is common in South American cuisines. Look for it in the organic section of the grocery store or in the grains section.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2003

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Yield:
3 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add quinoa and raisins. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Add oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; fluff with a fork.

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Nutrition Facts

215 calories; calories from fat 16%; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 40.4g; fiber 3.5g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 4.2mg; sodium 209mg; calcium 36mg.
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