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Herb and Onion Quinoa

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herb quinoaDo you love the taste of stuffing during the holidays? You will love this super healthy and flavorful version using quinoa!Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.






Makes: 6 servings

Time: 35 Minutes



  • 1Cup Quinoa
  • 2Cups Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2Cup Finely Chopped Celery
  • 1/2Cup Carrot, diced small
  • 1/2Cup Onion or Shallots, finely diced
  • 1Clove Minced Garlic
  • 1/4Teaspoon Fresh Sage
  • 1/4Teaspoon Dried Rosemary
  • 1/4Teaspoon Dried Thyme


Combine all ingredients in a rice cooker and turn power to cook. Quinoa is done when rice cooker cycle ends. (All cookers are different so follow your models direction. We used our brown rice setting.)

Quinoa can be served warm or served at room temperature.

You can also add additional fresh chopped veggies, cooked chicken and more to make a complete meal.

(May also be cooked in a large pot on the stove by bringing ingredients to a boil, and simmering with a lid for approximately 15 – 20 minutes. When tender, remove from heat and fluff with fork.)

Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each).



Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.

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