Lemon Turmeric Quinoa

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This is a great healthy side dish to serve with your meal. The turmeric adds a nice pop of colour and the lemon makes it so fresh tasting. Feel free to mix it up and add your favourite vegetables, beans or meat to make it a full meal. 

Recipe from Simply Quinoa. 

Directions

  1. Cook quinoa until light and fluffy, about 10 – 15 min. (2 parts water to 1 part quinoa)

  2. Allow the quinoa to cool until it’s warm to the touch, then stir in the remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust salt as needed.

  3. If using, stir in add-ins and serve with your favourite dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Organic White Quinoa, uncooked (3 cups Cooked Quinoa)

  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil

  • Juice and zest of ½ a Lemon (about 1 tbsp juice, 1 tsp zest)

  • 1½ tsp Turmeric Powder

  • ¼ – ½ tsp Salt

  • optional add-ins: chopped green onions, Thai basil, ground black pepper, cashews, etc.

 

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