Cilantro Lime Vegetable Quinoa

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Cilantro Lime Vegetable Quinoa

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Nutrition Facts

Cilantro Lime Vegetable Quinoa

CaloriesCalories

330 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

13g Per Serving

FiberFiber

11g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 330
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 13 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 ½ cups

  • 1 lime
  • 4 tablespoons butter substitute spray or soft margaine (divided)
  • 12 ounces zucchini and/or yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick half rounds, 3 cups
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 4 cups baby kale, about 4 ounces
  • 1 cup low-sodium black beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 cup heirloom grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • Cilantro, to garnish

Directions

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  1. Zest and juice lime to yield 1 Tablespoon lime peel and 1 Tablespoon lime juice; reserve.
  2. Melt 2 Tbs. butter substitute spray or margarine in medium pot over medium-high heat. Add zucchini, onion, chili powder, cumin and salt and cook until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Stir in quinoa; reduce heat to medium and cook, covered, 15 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in baby kale, black beans and remaining 2 Tbs. Promise® Buttery Spread. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in cilantro, tomatoes, reserved lime peel and lime juice. Serve with lime wedges.

 

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Upfield.

Nutrition Facts

Cilantro Lime Vegetable Quinoa

CaloriesCalories

330 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

13g Per Serving

FiberFiber

11g Per Serving
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Calories 330
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 13 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 ½ cups

  • 1 lime
  • 4 tablespoons butter substitute spray or soft margaine (divided)
  • 12 ounces zucchini and/or yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick half rounds, 3 cups
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 4 cups baby kale, about 4 ounces
  • 1 cup low-sodium black beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 cup heirloom grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • Cilantro, to garnish

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Zest and juice lime to yield 1 Tablespoon lime peel and 1 Tablespoon lime juice; reserve.
  2. Melt 2 Tbs. butter substitute spray or margarine in medium pot over medium-high heat. Add zucchini, onion, chili powder, cumin and salt and cook until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Stir in quinoa; reduce heat to medium and cook, covered, 15 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in baby kale, black beans and remaining 2 Tbs. Promise® Buttery Spread. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in cilantro, tomatoes, reserved lime peel and lime juice. Serve with lime wedges.