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Herbed Quinoa with Shrimp and Zucchini

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Makes: 1 servings View Nutrition Facts


  • 1 cup  water
  • 2/3 cup  dry quinoa
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups  chopped zucchini
  • 3 ounces  frozen cooked shrimp, thawed
  • 1/4 cup  chopped fresh basil and chives
  • 1 lemon


1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil, lower heat to simmer, and cover for 10 to 15 minutes (until all water is absorbed). Saute garlic in oil for 2 minutes; add zucchini and cook for 6 minutes, or until tender. Toss shrimp in pan with zucchini for an additional 3 minutes, to warm. Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork and toss with zucchini, shrimp and fresh herbs. Squeeze lemon juice on top.

Herbed Quinoa with Shrimp and Zucchini
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lilyjewels wrote:

So light and delicious! And such simple ingredients too! MMMMM. I'll use this one over and over again!

12/14/2010 01:43:41 PM Report Abuse
l.forish wrote:

I would use 1/2 cup quinoa. It's normally a 2 to 1 ratio. Did you try the recipe yet?

12/3/2010 07:03:52 AM Report Abuse
kitpath wrote:

How much quinoa? 1/2 or 1/3 cup or less?

9/14/2010 12:23:57 PM Report Abuse

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