Quinoa has more protein than any other grain. It is gluten-free, contains 3 grams fiber per serving, and is a healthy alternative to any recipe that uses rice. Add a can of low-sodium black beans to boost the fiber and protein in this recipe.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Serving Size: ½ cup
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup quinoa
2 cups low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth (gluten-free if needed)
Juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.
Photo: Cilantro Lime Quinoa. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos
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