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Quinoa Chicken Risotto

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6 servings, 1 cup each

Change up the menu with our Quinoa Chicken Risotto. The nutty flavor of quinoa perfectly complements the shredded Parmesan in our Quinoa Chicken Risotto.

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  • Cook chicken in 2 Tbsp. dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 4 to 5 min. or until evenly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • Heat remaining dressing in same skillet on medium heat. Add mushrooms and peppers; cook 4 min., stirring occasionally and adding garlic for the last minute. Add quinoa, broth and water; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or until quinoa is tender.
  • Stir in chicken, parsley and lemon juice; cook and stir 2 min. or until mixture is heated through. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 5 min.; top with cheese.

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When serving adults, substitute 1/2 cup dry white wine for the water, or for 1/2 cup of the chicken broth, if desired. Please use alcohol responsibly.


  • 6 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low sodium
  • Diabetes Center

Nutrition Bonus

Using a whole grain, such as quinoa, in this low-calorie, low-fat main dish makes it a smart choice for eating well. Plus, it's full of flavor yet low in sodium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 210
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 310mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 14g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from My husband and I both thought this was good, up needed something more. My husband and I both thought this was good, up needed something more. Next time I will try using chicken breasts, green onions and subbing the white wine for the water.
Date published: 2015-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made this for supper. I made this for supper. We both thought it was flavorful and good.
Date published: 2015-03-16
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