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Quinoa Stuffed Onions

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 12 md Onions; peeled
  • 1/2 c Quinoa; uncooked
  • 1 c ;water
  • 1/4 ts Sea salt
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced (opt)
  • 1/2 c Mushrooms; sliced
  • 1/2 c Celery; sliced
  • 2 tb Corn or olive oil
  • 1/2 c Schickpeas; cooked
  • 1 c Walnuts; roasted
  • 2 ts Soy sauce
  • 2 ts Brown rice vinegar
  • Parsley for garnish


Hollow out insides of onions with an apple corer, leaving bottoms intact
and reserving insides.

Steam hollowed-out onions until tender, reserving 3/4 cup of cooking

Rinse and draiin quinoa.

Bring one cup water and salt to a boil. Stir in quinoa and return to a

Lower heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Remove from heat and let stnd, covered, for 10 minutes.

Fluff with a fork.

Finely chop reserved onions.

Saute chopped onions, garlic, mushrooms and celery in oil for 15 minutes
or until soft.

Mix in quinoa and chickpeas and heat through (about 5 minutes).

Fill onions with quinoa mixture, arranging excess stuffing on serving dish
around bottoms of onions.

Crush walnuts in a food processor blending in soy sauce and vinegar to
form a creamy mixture.

Blend in reserved cooking liquid.

Place mixture in a saucepan and heat through, stirring constantly.

Pour over stuffed onions, garnish and serve.

Per serving: 325 cal; 11 g prot; 195 mg sod; 35 g carb; 17 g fat; 0 mg
chol; 164 mg calcium

From the files of DEEANNE

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