Purple quinoa

Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Author Geraldine Campbell

Purple quinoa

Quinoa is a complete source of protein and is high in fiber.  Fiber is great for appetite control and helps to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol

Serves 1

Ingredients

3oz quinoa (85g)

2 Beets (Peeled and Grated)

3.5oz frozen Peas (100g)

1oz Low-Fat Feta cheese-crumbled (30g)

1 cup of Vegetable Broth (250ml)

Method

1. Boil the vegetable broth and add the quinoa and beets. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.

2. In the meantime, boil the frozen peas in a separate pan of water for 4 minutes and drain.

3. Transfer the purple quinoa and peas into a serving bowl and sprinkle the crumbled feta. Serve warm.

Nutritional profile per serving

Total calories: 557 kcals

Protein: 25g (20% of total kcals)

Fat: 12g (10%)

Carbs: 87g (70%)

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