Quinoa and Asparagus

Quinoa and Asparagus

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Looking for an easy, veggie heavy, use up some pantry stables, side? We've got you covered. The big thing to remember is that you can always swap your preferred (or whatever you have) vegetable for what we recommend. Don't have asparagus? No problem, try green beans, broccoli or cauliflower.

icon1 cup
icon20 minutes
Sides
Dairy Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Gluten Free
Ingredients
3 servings
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  • Uncooked quinoa
    1/2 cup
  • Low-sodium chicken or veggie broth
    1 cup
  • Olive oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Red onion, sliced
    1/2 cup
  • Garlic cloves, minced
    5 clove
  • Fresh asparagus, rinsed, ends trimmed, cut into 2 in pieces
    1 pound
  • Salt
    1 pinch
  • Pepper
    1 pinch
Directions
  • 1
    Cook quinoa according to the package but instead of using water, swap chicken or vegetable broth. While the quinoa cooks, heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  • 2
    Add red onion. Cook for 5-6 minutes or until fragrant. Mix in garlic. Sautee for another 2-4 minutes.
  • 3
    Add asparagus and cook until tender. Season with salt & pepper. Once quinoa is finished, add to the pan with veggies and toss to combine.