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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Autumn Quinoa and Butter Beans

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Quinoa
  • 2 tb Margarine
  • 3/4 c Finely chopped onion
  • 1 tb Minced fresh ginger
  • 3/4 c Orange juice
  • 2/3 c -Water
  • 2 tb Honey
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/4 ts Ground cardamom
  • 1/8 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1 c Diced sweet potato
  • -(1/2" pieces)
  • 1 c Diced butternut squash
  • -(1/2" pieces)
  • 1 1/2 c Cooked/canned butter beans
  • -(drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 c Chopped cranberries


Thoroughly rinse the quinoa by placing it in a large bowl and filling the
bowl with cold water. Drain the quinoa and repeat the rinsing and draining
4 more times; set aside.

Melt the margarine in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the
onion and ginger, and cook, stirring, until the onion is softened. Stir in
the orange juice, water, honey, salt, coriander, cardamom, and nutmeg;
bring to a boil. Stir in the sweet potato and squash; bring to a boil.
Cook, uncovered, 7 minutes. Stir in the butter beans and quinoa, and return
to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Stir in the
cranberries; simmer, covered, 5 minutes longer.

Calories: 345 Total Fat:
6.7 g Protein: 10.8 g Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
Carbohydrates: 56.0 g Cholesterol: 0 Fiber: 8.8 g Sodium: 392 mg

Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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