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Quinoa Blend

Roasted Red Pepper & Basil

 

This quick and easy to use dish combines a blend of quinoa and brown rice with red bell peppers and basil. It has 8 grams of protein, is a good source of fiber (contains 3 grams of fat per serving as prepared) and has 34 grams of whole grain per 1 cup serving (see nutrition information for sodium content).

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
QUINOA, PRECOOKED PARBOILED LONG GRAIN BROWN RICE, RED BELL PEPPER*, SALT, YEAST EXTRACT, GARLIC POWDER, TOMATO POWDER, BASIL*, POTATO MALTODEXTRIN, ONION POWDER, SUGAR, NATURAL FLAVOR (CONTAINS SOY AND WHEAT) CITRIC ACID, BLACK PEPPER, MALTODEXTRIN. *DRIED CONTAINS SOY AND WHEAT INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.5 oz (70g/about 1/3 cup dry quinoa-grain mix & 1 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 2
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   260   280
Calories from Fat   25   45
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 3g   5%   8%
Saturated Fat 0.5g   2%   4%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 400mg   17%   17%
Total Carbs 50g   17%   17%
Dietary Fiber 4g   17%   17%
Sugars 3g    
Protein 8g   8%   8%
Vitamin A   6%   6%
Vitamin C   20%   20%
Calcium   2%   2%
Iron   8%   8%
Phosphorus   15%   15%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring quinoa/brown rice blend, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1-3/4 cups water to a boil.
  2. Turn heat to a medium boil, add contents of Spice Sack and mix well.
  3. Boil gently for 14 to 17 minutes until water is absorbed.
  4. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine quinoa/brown rice blend, contents of Spice Sack, 1-3/4 cups water, and 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  2. Cover; microwave at HIGH for 6 minutes. Mix.
  3. Cover; microwave at HIGH for 6 to 10 minutes on high or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust time as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit olive oil.
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2 cups and increase cooking time by 5 minutes.
 
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