Mediterranean Quinoa with Caramelized Onions
Mediterranean Quinoa with Caramelized Onions
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    8 Points Plus Per Serving -- Serves 6 -- Individual Serving Size is 1 Heaping Cup

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 large sweet onions, quartered and thinly sliced
    • 1.5 cups Quinoa, rinsed if needed
    • 2 whole dried red chilies
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram (or oregano)
    • 1.5 cups (or 1 14.5-ounce can) chickpeas (rinsed and drained if canned)
    • 1 ounce sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in boiling water and sliced
    • 1/2 cup (or 25) pitted and halved kalamata olives
    • 3 cups vegetable broth, bean cooking broth and/or water (see NOTE)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 647 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.68%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 918 mg 38.26%
    • Calcium: 108 mg 10.8%
    • Potassium: 1096 mg 31.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 110 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 66.49%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 18.92%
    • Vitamin C 80.56%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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