Got some quinoa? And some sun dried tomatoes? Make this side dish. It's awesome. It's a little spicy so tame the heat if you'd like but I liked it. And I'm typically not a super spicy person. Many different flavors and textures that went super together. I liked it more and more with every bite.
We ate this with an awesome Grilled Chicken with Ginger Peach Glaze. Awesome summer meal!
Now, if summer would just get here!!
This is my submission to Side Dish Showdown hosted by Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice.
This is linked to Cooking Thursday from Diary of a Stay at Home Mom.
Ultimate Recipe Swap at Life As Mom.
Ingredient Spotlight: Quinoa at Eat at Home
Recipe of the Week: Corn at Family Fresh Meals
Quinoa with Sun Dried Tomatoes & CornAdapted from Eats Well With Others
3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
3/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, drained &chopped
2 cups chicken broth (water if going vegetarian)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
1/2 cup frozen corn
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. coriander
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
Cook onion and garlic in a pan with cooking spray for a few minutes until softened. Add sundried tomatoes and jalapeno. Cook for about 3 minutes. Add quinoa, spices and broth. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 20 - 30 minutes or until the broth has evaporated. Fluff with fork.
Total calories = 767 calories
4 servings = 192 calories per serving
Grilled chicken with Ginger Peach Glaze & Quinoa with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Corn = 473 calorie dinner.
Calories calculated from Calorieking.com. Some numbers are rounded or approximate.