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Greens & Grains

Greens & Grains

45 Min(s)
45 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
Kale and quinoa are the starring ingredients in Greens & Grains—a Healthy Living recipe the whole family is sure to like. (Possibly because of the bacon.)
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
3/4 cup chopped onions
1 carrot, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
4 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1-1/3 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2/3 cup quinoa, uncooked
2 pkg. (10 oz. each) stemmed kale, coarsely chopped
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Let's Make It
1
Cook and stir bacon in Dutch oven or large deep skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in pan. Drain bacon on paper towels.
2
Add onions, carrots, celery, thyme, bay leaf and pepper to drippings in pan; cook 5 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in broth and quinoa. Add kale; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 to 30 min. or until quinoa is tender, stirring occasionally. Discard bay leaf and thyme stems.
3
Stir in bacon and vinegar.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Substitute beet or mustard greens for the kale.
Tip 2
Variation
Prepare recipe as directed, using nonstick Dutch oven or large deep skillet, discarding all bacon drippings and wiping pan clean with paper towels before using to cook vegetables, thyme, bay leave and pepper.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using 2 bunches kale, cleaned, stemmed and coarsely chopped.
Tip 4
Nutrition Bonus
Whole grains and a touch of bacon team up with the fresh vegetables to flavor this satisfying side dish. And as a bonus, the leafy kale is high in both vitamins A and C.
Nutrition
Calories
190
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 290mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 23g
8%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 4g
8%
Protein 10g
20%
Vitamin A
220%
Vitamin C
70%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings, about 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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