Lemon Asparagus Quinoa

by Sherri on August 1, 2014 · 10 comments · Clean Eating, Recipes


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Lemon Asparagus Quinoa Recipe

Here is another quick and easy and “Clean Eating” quinoa recipe for you to try.  You could even kick it up a notch with a little feta and balsamic vinegar too.

I had this with the wonderful Italian Grilled Chicken this week.  For lunch I cut up the chicken and mixed it all together.  So good!!

INGREDIENTS

1 cup quinoa, measured dry and then cooked

2 TBSP olive oil

2 cloves of garlic, minced

2 TBSP of lemon juice

1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

DIRECTIONS

1. Cook quinoa as directed. Set aside covered for 10 minutes and the fluff with a fork.

2. Cook the asparagus in microwave with 1 TBSP of olive oil and garlic for about 5 minutes or more if you prefer more “cooked”

3. Stir the cooked asparagus into the quinoa and add the lemon juice and the other 1 TBSP of olive oil.

ENJOY!!

I am sharing this recipe at some of these great Weekly Linky Parties.

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Margaret Anne @ Natural Chow August 5, 2014 at 12:23 am

Just the recipe I need for the ingredients in the fridge. Thanks!

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heidi August 6, 2014 at 3:02 am

I love that you used asparagus in this recipe. It’s one of my favorites. Thanks for the great recipe.

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Jennifer Sikora August 7, 2014 at 11:37 am

I have some brussel sprouts in the fridge. Think I will make this and sub out the brussels for the asparagus.

YUM!

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Sherri August 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm

That sounds wonderful! I will have to do the same!

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Elizabeth August 7, 2014 at 6:36 pm

I love quinoa. I think this looks yummy!! Thanks for linking up at Happiness is Homemade. Be sure to come back on Sunday!! Yum!

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Miz Helen August 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

I love the combination and flavor of this dish. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great day!
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

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Katie August 9, 2014 at 9:10 am

Looks super healthy! Found your link on the tater tots and jello link party.

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April @ illistyle August 9, 2014 at 6:19 pm

I never thought to use lemon and asparagus in quinoa. So awesome. Thanks for linking up with The Caffeinated Crafters this week!

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Swathi August 11, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Delicious love this healthy salad, thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. pinning

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Stephanie August 12, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Love the lemon & asparagus together! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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