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Creamy Quinoa Primavera

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked quinoa
3
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons canola oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
5
cups thinly sliced or bite-size pieces assorted vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli, carrot or zucchini
2
tablespoons grated Romano cheese

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5g
22%
Sugars
4g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Romano and cream cheese join fresh vegetables to make this a delicious cream-of-the-crop recipe.

Directions

  • 1 Rinse quinoa thoroughly; drain. In 2-quart saucepan, heat quinoa and broth to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until all broth is absorbed. Stir in cream cheese and basil; cover and remove from heat.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook garlic in butter about 30 seconds, stirring frequently, until golden. Stir in vegetables. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Toss vegetables and quinoa mixture. Sprinkle with Romano cheese.

Romano and cream cheese join fresh vegetables to make this a delicious cream-of-the-crop recipe.

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Romano and cream cheese join fresh vegetables to make this a delicious cream-of-the-crop recipe.