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Quinoa Sauté, Orange Cilantro (P, KLP, TNT)
Source: Weight Watcher's Newsletter
Serves: 6

2 cups water
1/4 tsp. table salt
1 cup quinoa, uncooked and rinsed thoroughly
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 cup carrots, shredded
1/2 cup scallions, sliced
2 tsp. ginger root, freshly grated
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup cilantro, fresh, chopped

Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

Add quinoa; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until quinoa is translucent and tender, about 15 to 17 minutes. Drain off any remaining liquid.

While quinoa cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot, scallions, and ginger. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until carrots are crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Stir in quinoa; cook, stirring, until well mixed.

Remove from heat; stir in orange juice and cilantro and serve. Yields about 3/4 cup of sauce per serving.

Posted by Adina Rosenstein

Nutritional Info Per Serving: Weight Watchers Point value per serving: 3