Quinoa with wilted spinach

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Makes

4 Servings

Quinoa with wilted spinach

Roberto Caruso


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped capers
  • 1/8 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 227-g pkg spinach
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • lemon zest , from 1 lemon
  • pepper , to season
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add 1 tbsp olive oil, then 1 minced garlic clove, 1 tbsp chopped capers, 1/8 tsp hot-red-pepper flakes and 1/4 tsp salt. Cook for 1 min. Add 227-g pkg spinach, trimmed and coarsely chopped. Cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted, about 2 min. Stir in 3/4 cup cooked quinoa and zest from 1 lemon until heated through. Remove from heat. Season with pepper. Toss with 1 tbsp lemon juice just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 70,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 245 mg.

This recipe makes a great packed lunch or a satisfying side dish. For a meat option, try adding sliced chicken.