Herbed Quinoa with Shrimp and Zucchini
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Shrimp is sauteed with garlic and zucchini then tossed with fresh basil and quinoa for a healthy and fast meal.



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Ingredients
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    1   cup 
    water
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    2/3  cup 
    dry quinoa
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    garlic clove, minced
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    1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
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    1 1/2  cups 
    chopped zucchini
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    3   ounces 
    frozen cooked shrimp, thawed
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    1/4  cup 
    chopped fresh basil and chives
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    lemon

Directions
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Bring water and quinoa to a boil, lower heat to simmer, and cover for 10 to 15 minutes (until all water is absorbed). Saute garlic in oil for 2 minutes; add zucchini and cook for 6 minutes, or until tender. Toss shrimp in pan with zucchini for an additional 3 minutes, to warm. Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork and toss with zucchini, shrimp and fresh herbs. Squeeze lemon juice on top.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 556, Fat, total (g) 20, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 64, fiber (g) 8, pro. (g) 32, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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