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

Sandy Gluck
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2014

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Credit: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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. Add sugar snap peas, lemon juice, olive oil, chopped fresh thyme, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper, stirring to combine.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

201 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 0.5g; sodium 131mg.
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