Quinoa with Watercress, Pears and Pomegranates

Quinoa with Watercress, Pears and Pomegranates

Serves 4

This dish combines quinoa with the delicious flavor combination of sweet pears, tart pomegranate seeds and peppery watercress.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup quinoa, thoroughly rinsed
  • 1 bunch watercress, stems removed and leaves sliced (about 1 1/2 cups packed leaves)
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
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Method: 

Combine 2 cups water and quinoa in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until quinoa is tender and all water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Place quinoa in a large bowl with watercress, pears, pomegranate seeds, walnuts, juice and vinegar. Stir to combine, then serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:330 calories (110 from fat), 12g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 14g sugar), 11g protein
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