zesty-lemon
Quinoa Blend

Zesty Lemon

 

This quick and easy to use dish combines a blend of quinoa and brown rice with lemon and other natural flavors. It has 7 grams of protein, is a good source of fiber (contains 3.5 grams of fat per serving as prepared) and has 29 grams of whole grain per 1 cup serving (see nutrition information for sodium content).

Near East® Quinoa Blend Zesty Lemon is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
Product formulations, packaging and promotions may change. For current information, refer to packaging on store shelves.
Ingredients
QUINOA, PARBOILED LONG GRAIN BROWN RICE, MALTODEXTRIN, OLIVE OIL, SALT, ONIONS*, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, PARSLEY*, GARLIC*, SPICES, TORULA YEAST, SOY PROTEIN, CARROTS*, CITRIC ACID, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, LEMON OIL, TOCOPHEROLS FOR FRESHNESS, NATURAL FLAVORS, VINEGAR, CORN STARCH, SOY SAUCE (SOYBEAN, WHEAT, SALT), TOMATO POWDER. 
*DRIED. 
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 70g
Servings Per Container: 2
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   250   270
Calories from Fat   30   45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.5g   5%   8%
Saturated Fat 0g   2%   4%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 380mg   16%   16%
Total Carbs 50g   17%   17%
Dietary Fiber 4g   16%   15%
Sugars 1g    
Protein 7g   8%   8%
Vitamin A   2%   2%
Vitamin C   2%   2%
Calcium   2%   2%
Iron   10%   10%

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.
  6. Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust time as needed.
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2 cups and increase cooking time by 5 minutes.
 
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