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Quinoa Chicken Risotto

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6 servings, 1 cup each

Looking to get more quinoa on the menu? It's delicious in this cheesy chicken risotto, where its nutty flavor perfectly complements the shredded Parmesan.

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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.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 280
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 20g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %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.

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