Easy Quinoa Recipes

Spiced Cod With Broccoli-Quinoa Pilaf, an easy healthy recipe.
Photo: Sang An

This nutritious, nutty ingredient cooks like a grain and provides the same protein punch as meat, minus the fat and cholesterol.

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Spiced Cod With Broccoli-Quinoa Pilaf

Spiced Cod With Broccoli-Quinoa Pilaf, an easy healthy recipe.
Sang An

Dress up cooked quinoa with raisins, steamed broccoli, and almonds and serve with paprika-spiced cod.

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Chicken and Quinoa Burritos

Chicken and Quinoa Burritos
Romulo Yanes

Quinoa bulks up a healthy whole-wheat burrito stuffed with chicken, black beans, and avocado.

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Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes

Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes
Christopher Baker

This vegetarian meal gets a protein boost from the quinoa, whose mild flavor stands up well against the sweet potatoes and cabbage-like kale.

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Yogurt-Marinated Chicken With Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken With Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes
Hans Gissinger

Jazzed up with walnuts and parsley, a side of quinoa makes a healthier substitute for your usual rice or pasta.

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Zucchini With Quinoa Stuffing

Zucchini With Quinoa Stuffing
Petrina Tinslay

Instead of traditional breadcrumbs, use a flavorful quinoa mixture with beans and tomatoes to fill the hollowed-out zucchini.

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Quinoa and Vegetable Salad With Tahini Dressing

Quinoa and Vegetable Salad With Tahini Dressing
Con Poulos

The quinoa and edamame provide plenty of protein in this meatless main-course salad.

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Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad With Pistachios

Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad With Pistachiossssss
Christoher Baker

Any roasted vegetables will work in this recipe: In place of the carrots and mushrooms, try roasted cauliflower and red onion or broccoli and sweet potatoes.

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Tomato, Cucumber, and Quinoa Salad

Tomato, Cucumber, and Quinoa Salad
Paul Sirisalee

Nutty, filling quinoa makes a summery salad with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and arugula surprisingly hearty.

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