Quinoa Succotash

A meatless main dish or a tasty side to serve with your grilled meats, this lima bean, corn and quinoa combo is easy to make with Green Giant® frozen vegetables.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2
cups water
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ Simply Steam® frozen baby lima beans
1
box (10 oz) Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn & butter sauce
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped
Sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 In fine strainer, rinse quinoa under cold water 1 minute; drain well. In 2-quart saucepan, heat quinoa and water to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook lima beans as directed on box; drain. Cook corn as directed on box. Pour drained lima beans and corn & butter sauce into 10-inch skillet. Add paprika, salt and pepper; mix well. Stir in cooked quinoa and tomato.
  • 3 Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions.

Expert Tips

Uncooked quinoa has a bitter coating and therefore must be rinsed and drained thoroughly before cooking.

Add some heat by stirring in 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce with the lima beans and corn.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.