Recipe Details

Inca Red Quinoa Pilaf

Number of Servings: 7

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Quinoa is a grain that when is a high fiber and tasty treat. It can take the place of rice for a lower carbohydrate meal.

Name: Amount:
olive oil 2 tsp
chopped onion 0.50 cup
minced ginger 2 tsp
garlic cloves, minced 2
Inca Red quinoa 1 cup
low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth 1.50 cups
canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 cup
raisins, plumped in hot water for 10 minutes, then drained 0.33 cup
minced fresh mint 1 Tbsp
lime juice 2 Tbsp
Salt and black pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, ginger, and garlic, and sauté for 4 minutes. Add the quinoa, and sauté 1 minute.


Add the broth, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and cook for 15 minutes. Fluff the quinoa with a fork, and add the chickpeas, raisins, mint, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 180
Calories from Fat 30
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 150mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Starch 1/2 Fat Amount