Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 can (14 oz) chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp chopped Anaheim pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 cups Stemilt sweet cherries (pitted)
  • 8 oz small cooked peeled shrimp
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Prepared salsa, optional

This recipe offers two superfoods in one yummy dish! Quinoa is high in protein, while cherries contain powerful antioxidants in every bite!

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  • Yield
    6 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    American, South American, European
  • In Category
    Dinner, Side Dish
  • Level
    Moderate

Instructions

  1. Sauté onion and garlic in oil; add broth, quinoa, Anaheim pepper, salt and ground pepper.
  2. Bring mixture to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 12 to 18 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  3. Fluff mixture with a fork and gently stir in cherries, shrimp and parsley.
  4. Serve with salsa, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 215
  • Fat Content: 5.5 g
  • Protein Content: 13.1 g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 29.5 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 74 mg
  • Fiber Content: 3.3 g
  • Sodium Content: 596 mg