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Clean Eat Recipe :: Quinoa Jambalaya

Main Dish RecipesWhitney Carlson13 Comments

 

A good friend of ours shared this great, clean jambalaya recipe from Oxygen Magazine. Try it out - it is delicious! We only had to slightly alter the original and doubled the recipe so that we would have leftovers to eat the next day.

Clean Eat Recipe :: Quinoa Jambalaya

Recipe from: Oxygen Magazine

Ingredients:

  • Olive Oil (just to coat the pan)
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 Zucchini, chopped 
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers, chopped 
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Chicken Sausage, sliced (we use Trader Joes) 
  • 1/2 cup of Dry Quinoa
  • 1 cup of Chicken Broth (no salt or reduced sodium) 
  • 1 28 oz can of Diced Tomatoes (we used fire roasted) 
  • 1/2 lb of Shrimp, peeled & deveined 
  • Sea Salt & Pepper 

Directions: 

1. Saute onion, zucchini, bell peppers, garlic, & sausage in a pan for 5 minutes (you will need a large pan!). 

2. Add the quinoa & stir.  Cook 2 minutes.

3. Add broth & tomatoes & bring to a boil. Reduce heat & cover. Simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Add shrimp & cover to simmer again. Simmer for 5-10 minutes (or until the shrimp are cooked through). 

5. Add sea salt & pepper to taste. 

Optional Toppings: Green Onion

Makes 4 Servings

Macros: 

  • Calories: 400 
  • Fat: 15 
  • Carbs: 39 g 
  • Fiber: 6 g 
  • Protein: 24 g 

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- Whitney