Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Quinoa with Tomatoes and White Beans

This recipe is modified from "Bulgur with Tomatoes and White Beans"

Prep: 25 min

1 cup uncooked Quinoa
1 (15oz) can white beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium tomatoes, cored and diced
4 scallions thinly sliced
3/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf fresh parsley
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper

1. Prepare Quinoa per package directions.  Drain into strainer.

2. Add remaining ingredients and mix gently

Makes 4 servings, 281 calories per serving with Bulgur. Unknown calories with Quinoa.

If you want to make the original recipe, use 1 cup Bulgur instead of Quinoa.  Place bulger in a large bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand 20 min or until softened. Drain into a strainer, pressing down with a large spoon to squeeze out excess water.

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