Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Kale
Staff Writer

Emily Jacobs

For a quick and easy weeknight meal, this tasty quinoa dish delivers nutritional value while satisfying your hunger. 

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Directions

In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa, cover, and reduce heat to low. Cook for 12-15 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the sweet potatoes and mushrooms. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the stock, salt, pepper, and chile flakes. Stir to combine. Add the kale and cook for about 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender.

To serve, toss the quinoa with the vegetable mixture.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

270 kcal

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

4
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 35 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 11 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 340 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 1 µg
  • Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg
  • Vitamin D 131 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg
  • Arginine 1 g
  • Ash 2 g
  • Aspartic acid 1 g
  • Betaine 318 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 27 mg
  • Campesterol 1 mg
  • Carotene, beta 201 µg
  • Cholesterol 1 mg
  • Choline, total 43 mg
  • Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 7 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 4 g
  • Folate, DFE 92 µg
  • Folate, food 97 µg
  • Folate, total 97 µg
  • Glucose (dextrose) 1 g
  • Glutamic acid 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 2 mg
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 85 µg
  • Magnesium, Mg 103 mg
  • Manganese, Mn 1 mg
  • Niacin 2 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 1 mg
  • Phosphorus, P 263 mg
  • Phytosterols 7 mg
  • Potassium, K 401 mg
  • Selenium, Se 10 µg
  • Sodium, Na 53 mg
  • Starch 26 g
  • Sugars, total 1 g
  • Tocopherol, gamma 2 mg
  • Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 3 µg
  • Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) 3 µg
  • Water 54 g
  • Zinc, Zn 2 mg
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