Quinoa Succotash

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

Ingredients

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2
cups water
1
box (9 oz) frozen baby lima beans
1
box (10 oz) 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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
216.1
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
243.3mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
42.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.1g
24%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
9.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
31.10%
31%
Calcium
3.90%
4%
Iron
17.80%
18%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.