Quninoa has several omega-3 fatty acids. It is also high in iron, potassium, magnesium, B-vitamins, Vitamin E and phosphorus.

Serving Portion: 1 Bowl (400 grams)

Service Size: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 cups wawter
  • 3 cups greens, such as kale or spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

How to Make

Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add the onion, carrots, celery and 1/2 tsp salt and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Add the oregaon, rest of salt, pepper, and water. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 15 mins.

Add the quinoa and allow to simmer for another 20 mins.

Add the chopped greens and lemon jice. Cook until the greens are wilted, about another 5 mins. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.