Stir Fried Asparagus With Quinoa

Course : Asparagus
Serves: 4
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---Quinoa -
1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
---Asparagus -
1 pound fresh asparagus - wash; slice diagonally into 2 inch pieces
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 teaspoon pepper -- to taste

Preparation / Directions:

Quinoa - Quinoa is a grain that is a good source of protein, calcium, and iron. It can be found in most health food stores. Rinse quinoa in cool water. Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add quinoa and simmer for 15 min. Heat oil in a medium frying pan. Add asparagus and salt and pepper. Stir constantly until asparagus is tender but still somewhat crisp (approximately 5 minutes) Combine quinoa and asparagus or serve separately if desired.


Nutritional Information:

200 calories 35 g carbohydrate 5.5 g fiber 24 g protein 4 g fat

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