Nutty Quinoa

Try this healthy plant-based recipe, great recipe for a side dish!
Course Vegetarian
Keyword Plant-Based
Servings 4 servings


  • 1.75 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice fresh
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1.5 teaspoons sesame oil
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 3 green onions sliced thin
  • 12 ounces soft tofu


  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil
  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 10-15 minutes or until cooked.
  • Drain quinoa.
  • Stir in almonds, juice, sesame oil, salt, and onions.
  • Sautee tofu in olive oil. Top over quinoa mix.


Nutrition Facts: 2/3 cup is 360 calories, 14 grams of fat, 36 grams carbohydrates, 16 grams protein.

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Nicole Aucoin, MS, RD, LD/N

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