Try a new side tonight with our Lemon-Basil Quinoa. Fresh lemon and chopped basil complement the earthy, nutty flavor of quinoa in Lemon-Basil Quinoa.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
3/4 cup quinoa, uncooked
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup KRAFT Mayo with Olive Oil Reduced Fat Mayonnaise
1/4 cup KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
8 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
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Let's Make It
Rinse quinoa in mesh strainer; drain. Add to small saucepan with water; bring to boil. Cover; simmer on low heat 15 min. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Spoon into large bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Mix mayo, dressing and lemon juice until blended.
Fluff quinoa with fork. Add mayo mixture and remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
Prepare using KRAFT Mayo Garlic & Herb Naturally Flavored Reduced Fat Mayonnaise.
The mayo mixture can be mixed together ahead of time. Refrigerate in separate container from quinoa up to 24 hours before mixing with the quinoa and remaining ingredients just before serving.
Tabbouleh with a Twist
Substitute 1 cup bulgur for the quinoa and increase water to 1 cup. Bring water to boil. Add to bulgur in large bowl; stir. Refrigerate 30 min. Fluff with fork, then continue as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 1/2 cup each
* 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.