Mediterranean Quinoa Pilaf

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 385.08 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth low sodium
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives sliced


  • In a large skillet with a lid, add the quinoa, vegetable broth, and water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, stir well, cover, and allow to cook for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked. Remove from the heat and fluff with a fork and allow to rest for 5 more minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, gently mixing to combine flavors. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Quinoa Pilaf
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 385.08 Calories from Fat 113
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.51g19%
Saturated Fat 0.97g6%
Sodium 642mg28%
Potassium 888.55mg25%
Carbohydrates 56.25g19%
Fiber 6.75g28%
Sugar 7.91g9%
Protein 11.92g24%
Vitamin A 219.93IU4%
Vitamin B1 0.3mg20%
Vitamin B2 0.26mg15%
Vitamin B3 2.23mg11%
Vitamin B5 0.79mg8%
Vitamin B6 0.41mg21%
Vitamin C 9.32mg11%
Vitamin E 2.08mg14%
Vitamin K 13.22µg13%
Calcium 66.57mg7%
Copper 0.57mg29%
Folate 131.8µg33%
Iron 4.91mg27%
Manganese 1.6mg80%
Magnesium 154.9mg39%
Phosphorus 348.27mg35%
Selenium 6.38µg9%
Zinc 2.3mg15%
Ess-Methionine 213.99mg
Ess-Tryptophan 121.83mg
Ess-Threonine 318.08mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 430.21mg
Ess-Arginine 744.59mg
Ess-Lysine 561.88mg
Ess-Leucine 609.78mg
Ess-Isoleucine 370.18mg
Ess-Histidine 290.09mg
Ess-Valine 431.43mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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