Lemon Quinoa

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221 CALORIES 38g CARBS 4g FAT 8g PROTEIN
6
Freestyle™ SmartPoints™ New!
(6 Old SmartPoints™)
(6 PointsPlus®)

This simple recipe can be a terrific dinner with some vegetables or can be used in smaller portions for a terrific side dish.  The lemon flavor really comes through and pairs great with the salty olives and parsley.

The Recipe
Lemon Quinoa

Lemon Quinoa

PREP TIME: 5 Min
COOK TIME: 15 Min
TOTAL TIME: 20 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 3.33 cups water
  • 1.67 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup black olives, chopped
  • salt and pepper

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Instructions

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1

Bring the water to a boil. Add the quinoa and turn down to a simmer. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes until tender. Fluff with fork.

2

Stir in the parsley, lemon juice olives, salt, and pepper.

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221
Calories from Fat 37
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
6%
Saturated Fat 0g
2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 57mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 38g
13%
Dietary Fiber 4g
18%
Sugars 0g
Protein 8g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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