Quinoa Stuffing

Quinoa Stuffing

This simple stuffing is loaded with sweet apples and cranberries and topped with pine nuts.

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Quinoa Stuffing

Check out our delicious quinoa stuffing recipe with apples, cranberries, and pine nuts available exclusively on The Beachbody Blog.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Servings 16 servings, ⅔ cup each
Calories 156 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 medium celery stalks, chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 2 medium green apples, with peel (about 2 cups)
  • 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • 2 cups dry quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  3. Add celery and apple; cook, stirring frequently, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Add broth, quinoa, salt, cumin, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, for 15 minutes, or until most of liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  5. Add cranberries. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Add cilantro and pine nuts; fluff with fork and serve.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Stuffing
Amount Per Serving (0.66 cup)
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 196mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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