Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

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Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes and Kale
Emily Jacobs

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

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4
Servings
303
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup quinoa
  • 2 Tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 Cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable stock
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon red chile flakes
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves cut into 1-inch pieces

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.

Quinoa Shopping Tip

Stock up on quinoa and have it available for the days you are tired of rice or pasta. It's a great substitute for rice, beans, cereal, bulgar, or couscous.

Quinoa Cooking Tip

The general rule is to add one part quinoa to two parts liquid in a saucepan. One cup of quinoa will take about 15 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
15%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Protein
10g
19%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
718µg
80%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
25.7%
Vitamin C
63mg
100%
Vitamin E
4mg
20%
Vitamin K
357µg
100%
Calcium
121mg
12%
Fiber
7g
28%
Folate (food)
158µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
158µg
40%
Iron
3mg
18%
Magnesium
126mg
32%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
282mg
40%
Polyunsaturated
6g
N/A
Potassium
750mg
21%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.5%
Sodium
474mg
20%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
18%
Zinc
2mg
12%

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