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Quinoa Succotash

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Quinoa Succotash
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 5
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A meatless main dish or a tasty side to serve with your grilled meats, this lima bean, corn and quinoa combo is easy to make with frozen vegetables.

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2
cups water
1
box (9 oz) frozen baby lima beans
1
box (10 oz) frozen corn & butter sauce
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped
Sliced green onions, if desired

Directions

  • 1 In fine strainer, rinse quinoa under cold water 1 minute; drain well. In 2-quart saucepan, heat quinoa and water to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook lima beans as directed on box; drain. Cook corn as directed on box. Pour drained lima beans and corn & butter sauce into 10-inch skillet. Add paprika, salt and pepper; mix well. Stir in cooked quinoa and tomato.
  • 3 Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions.
Tips  

Uncooked quinoa has a bitter coating and therefore must be rinsed and drained thoroughly before cooking.

Add some heat by stirring in 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce with the lima beans and corn.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
25
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
(
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
(
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
8g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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