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Near East Roasted Red Pepper And Basil Quinoa Blend

Product Description

100% natural. A blend of quinoa and brown rice. With other natural flavors. Per Serving: 270 calories; 0 g sat fat (0% DV); 400 mg sodium (17% DV); 1 g sugars; 4 g fiber (17% DV). Fair Trade certified ingredient. This product is made with white, red and black quinoa. Near East Quinoa Blend. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah), is a unique, versatile whole grain with a slightly crunchy texture and a light nutty flavor that is used around the world. 8 grams of protein. A good source of fiber - contains 5 g total fat per serving as prepared. One cup serving contains 32 grams of whole grain. Fair Trade is a global movement that aims to give farmers competitive prices, improved trade terms and incentives to invest in their community and help protect the environment. Please recycle this carton.

Preparation Instructions

Range Top Directions: 1. In a medium saucepan, bring quinoa/brown rice blend, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1-3/4 cups water to a boil. 2. Turn heat to a medium boil, add contents of spice sack and mix well. 3. Boil gently for 19 to 22 minutes until water is absorbed. 4. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving. See side panel for microwave, low fat and high altitude directions. Microwave Directions: 1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine quinoa/brown rice blend, contents of spice sack, 1-3/4 cups water, and 1 teaspoon olive oil. 2. Cover; microwave at high for 6 minutes. Mix. 3. Cover; microwave at high for 6 to 10 minutes or until most of water is absorbed. 4. Let stand 5 minutes. 5. Fluff lightly with fork before serving. Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed. Alternative Preparation: Follow package directions, except omit olive oil. (See nutrition information for sodium content). High Altitude Preparation: At high altitudes, increase water to 2 cups and cook time by 5 minutes. Variations: For a creative twist add one of the following to the simmering quinoa. 1 clove garlic (finely diced) and 1/4 cup pine nuts. 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese (crumbled), 1/4 cup kalamata olives (sliced) and 1/4 cup fennel (diced). 1/4 cup chick peas and 1/4 cup sauteed sliced baby portobello mushrooms. 1/2 cup cooked diced chicken or tofu. In preparation, seasoned broth, stock or tomato juice can be substituted for water.

Ingredients Quinoa, Precooked Parboiled Long Grain Brown Rice, Red Bell Pepper (Dried), Salt, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Maltodextrin, Tomato Powder, Basil (Dried), Onion Powder, Sugar, Natural Flavor (Contains Soy and Wheat), Citric Acid, Black Pepper.

Specification
Name Value
Height 6.30
Width 3.80
Depth 1.40
Weight 0.42
Safety Warning
Contains soy and wheat ingredients.
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Nutrition Facts
  • Roasted Red Pepper And Basil Quinoa Blend

    Serving Size   2.50 oz(70g)
    Serving Per Container about 2 (as packaged)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 260
    Calories from Fat 20
    %DV
    Total Fat 2g 3%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 400mg 17%
    Total Carbohydrate 53g 18%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
    Sugars 1g
    Protein 8g 8%
    Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%
    Calcium 2% Iron 10%
  • Roasted Red Pepper And Basil Quinoa Blend

    Serving Size   0.00(70g)
    Serving Per Container  (as prep (svg quinoa w-grn & seas mix & olive oil)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 280
    Calories from Fat 40
    %DV
    Total Fat 4.5g 7%
    Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 400mg 17%
    Total Carbohydrate 53g 18%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
    Sugars 1g
    Protein 8g 8%
    Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%
    Calcium 2% Iron 10%

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