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                       Autumn Quinoa and Butter Beans
 
 Recipe By     :  Wholesome Harvest - by Carol Gelles (ISBN: 0-316-30735-1) 
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Diabetic
                 Main Dish                        Vegetables
                 Vegetarian                       Mc
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           Quinoa
      1/4  teaspoon      Ground cardamom
    2      tablespoons   Margarine
      1/8  teaspoon      Ground nutmeg
      3/4  cup           Finely chopped onion
    1      cup           Diced sweet potato
    1      tablespoon    Minced fresh ginger
                         pieces)
      3/4  cup           Orange juice
    1      cup           Diced butternut squash
      2/3  cup           -Water
                         pieces)
    2      tablespoons   Honey
    1 1/2  cups          Cooked/canned butter beans
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
                         and rinsed)
      1/4  teaspoon      Ground coriander
      1/4  cup           Chopped cranberries
 
 Thoroughly rinse the quinoa by placing it in a large bowl and filling the
 bowl with cold water.  Drain the quinoa and repeat the rinsing and draining
 4 more times; set aside.
 
  Melt the margarine in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add the
 onion and ginger, and cook, stirring, until the onion is softened.  Stir in
 the orange juice, water, honey, salt, coriander, cardamom, and nutmeg; bring
 to a boil.  Stir in the sweet potato and squash; bring to a boil. Cook,
 uncovered, 7 minutes.  Stir in the butter beans and quinoa, and return to a
 boil.  Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, 15 minutes.  Stir in the
 cranberries; simmer, covered, 5 minutes longer.
 
  Calories:       345                     Total Fat:      6.7 g Protein: 10.8
 g                  Saturated Fat:  1.3 g Carbohydrates:
 56.0 g Cholesterol: 0 Fiber: 8.8 g Sodium: 392 mg 
  Source: Wholesome Harvest - by Carol Gelles (ISBN: 0-316-30735-1) 
  Typed for you by Karen Mintzias
 
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