Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup finely minced Italian parsley (optional)
  • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh mint or cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. Brown all spices in oil in large saucepan. Add quinoa and stir well.
  2. Add 2 cups boiling water, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  3. Turn off heat and let stand for a few minutes. Add optional parsley and mint or cilantro. Fluff with fork and serve.
Nutrition Info: 

227 Calories, 6 g Protein, 31 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 10 g Total fat (1 g sat, 6 g mono, 2 g poly), 13 mg Sodium, ★★★ Vitamin K, Manganese, ★★ Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin E, Zinc