Savory Herbed Quinoa: Nutritious Side Dish

Savory Herbed Quinoa: Nutritious Side Dish

Picture this: a delightful blend of nutty quinoa and a symphony of savory herbs, coming together to create a side dish that not only complements your main course but elevates it to a whole new level. Our Savory Herbed Quinoa is more than just a side – it’s a culinary journey that adds depth and flavor to every bite.


  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


  1. In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add the minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and black pepper. Sauté for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the quinoa to the pan, stirring to combine with the aromatics.
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat and let it sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Then, fluff the quinoa with a fork.
  6. Gently fold in the fresh parsley and drizzle with fresh lemon juice.
  7. Your Savory Herbed Quinoa is ready to be served alongside your favorite main dishes!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

A fragrant and flavorful quinoa dish infused with herbs and zesty lemon.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 4g

Picture yourself savoring each forkful of this aromatic quinoa, the herbs dancing on your taste buds, and the lemon brightening up the dish. Whether you’re aiming to impress dinner guests or simply seeking a wholesome side, our Savory Herbed Quinoa is the answer. Elevate your dining experience with this nutritious masterpiece that’s as easy to make as it is delightful to enjoy.

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