Hearty Quinoa Stuffing Hearty Quinoa Stuffing

Hearty Quinoa Stuffing | Food styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Renée Drexler/The Props Image by: Maya Visnyei

This side is a delicious and healthy accompaniment to rich, meaty dishes like our Beef Wellington.

  • Prep time 40 minutes
  • Total time 55 minutes
  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small red onion , diced
  • 1 large carrot , diced
  • 1 large stalk celery , diced
  • 2 cloves garlic , finely grated or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 2 cups rainbow quinoa , rinsed
  • 4 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté red onion, stirring, until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Add carrot and celery; sauté, stirring occasionally, until carrot is tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add garlic and thyme; sauté, stirring, for 30 seconds.

Add quinoa and broth. Bring to boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered and stirring occasionally, until no liquid remains, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

Fluff quinoa mixture with fork; stir in lemon juice and salt. Transfer to serving dish; sprinkle with parsley. 

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 398 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 209
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 334 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 17
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 29
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 30
  • Vitamin C 7
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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