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Quinoa Blend - Roasted Red Pepper & Basil

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4.90 oz
SKU / UPC: 072251020069

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 0.33 c
Servings Per Container 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g2%
Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 400mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 50g17%
Dietary Fiber   17%
Sugars 3g 
Protein 8g 
Vitamin A6%
Vitamin C20%
Calcium2%
Iron 8%

Ingredients

Quinoa, Precooked Parboiled Long Grain Brown Rice, Red Bell Pepper*, Salt, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Tomato Powder, Basil*, Potato Maltodextrin, Onion Powder, Sugar, Natural Flavor (Contains Soy and Wheat), Citric Acid, Black Pepper, Maltodextrin. *Dried.

Directions

Range top directions: 1. In a medium saucepan, bring quinoa/brown rice blend, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1-3/4 cups water to a boil. 2. Turn heat to a medium boil, add contents of spice sack and mix well. 3. Boil gently for 14 to 17 minutes until water is absorbed. 4. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving. See side panel for microwave, low fat and high altitude directions. Variations: For a creative twist add one of the following to the simmering quinoa. 1 clove garlic (finely diced) and 1/4 cup pine nuts. 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese (crumbled), 1/4 cup kalamata olives (sliced), and 1/4 cup fennel (diced). 1/4 cup chick peas and 1/4 cup sauteed sliced baby portobello mushrooms. 1/2 cup cooked diced chicken or tofu. Microwave directions: 1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine quinoa/brown rice blend, contents of spice sack, 1-3/4 cups water, and 1 teaspoon olive oil. 2. Cover; microwave at high for 6 minutes. Mix. 3. Cover; microwave at high for 6 to 10 minutes or until all water is absorbed. 4. Let stand 5 minutes. 5. Fluff lightly with fork before serving. *Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed. Low fat directions: Follow package directions, except omit olive oil. (See back panel for information about sodium and other nutrients.) High altitude preparation: At high altitudes, increase water to 2 cups and increase cooking time by 5 minutes.