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Recipe in: Side Dishes


Total time: 20 minutes
     Quinoa is very high in protein and "contains a balanced set of essential amino acids for humans, making it an unusually complete food" according to Wikipedia.  It's also easy to cook and tasty - what more could we want? You can substitute Basmati of Jasmine rice.

Quinoa Ingredients:


Note:  Quinoa has a red and a black variety as well as the tan.


               Nutrition Information

Recipe serves 2 
          Entire Recipe / per serving

Calories:  355 / 177.5
Total Carbohydrates:  
72 / 36
          Dietary Fiber: 11 / 5.5

Total Fat:  5 / 2.5
         Saturated Fat: 1 / .5
Cholesterol:  7 / 3.5
Protein:  15 / 7.5
Calcium:  14 / 7
Sodium:   358 / 179

General Technical Details and Disclaimer:

Measurements are actual measurements used for calculation. If there are no values the nutritional numbers were simply too small.

I try to be accurate, but I do not guarantee it.  I use 'grams' as the unit of weight; with an approximate conversion to ounces.

My information comes from my own digital, computerized scale
and the USDA Nutrient Data Library: