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35 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken sausage link
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
chicken sausage link
vegetarian
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Not vegetarian due to:
chicken sausage link
pescetarian
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Not pescetarian due to:
chicken sausage link
paleo
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Nutrition to Note
This recipe has Sodium as 71.1% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You may need to take this into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 2.7% of RDA
• Calories: 25.1% of RDA
• Carbs: 8.2% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 16.1% of RDA
• Fiber: 17.1% of RDA
• Fructose: 10.5% of RDA
• Protein: 11.3% of RDA
• Sodium: 71.1% of RDA
• Sugar: 23.5% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 139% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 24.1% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 215% of RDA
• Iron: 8.5% of RDA
• Magnesium: 14.6% of RDA
• Manganese: 10.4% of RDA
• Niacin: 8.3% of RDA
• Potassium: 12.2% of RDA
• Zinc: 6.1% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 50% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 400% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Note” rating.
 
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MACROS
Carbohydrate
22.7
g
Calories
502
 
Fiber
4.79
g
Iron
1.60
mg
Protein
12.7
g
Sodium
960
mg
Sugars
7.34
g
Fat (total lipid)
9.82
g
 
INGREDIENTS
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Measure
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Ingredient
 
1
cup
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-
 
 
7
oz
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-
 
casing removed.
 
1
tbsp
+
-
 
can use avocado oil.
 
1
whole
+
-
 
medium size, finely chopped.
 
2
whole
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-
 
medium size, seeded and finely chopped.
 
1
whole
+
-
 
large size, seeded and finely chopped.
 
6
whole
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-
 
small size, seeded and finely chopped.
 
1
tsp
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-
 
 
1
tsp
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-
 
 
1/2
tsp
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-
 
 
1
tbsp
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the juice from three lime wedges, squeezed.
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Cook quinoa as per package instructions. Prepare vegetables while quinoa is cooking.
2.
Preheat large non-stick skillet on medium heat and add chicken sausage meat. Cook until cooked through and browned pieces appear, stirring and breaking into small pieces with spatula. Transfer to a large bowl or dish.
3.
Return skillet to medium heat and swirl oil to coat. Add onions and saute until translucent, stirring occasionally. Add red, green and poblano peppers and cook for another 5 minutes or so, stirring occasionally. Peppers should be fragrant and golden brown sides appear on some.
4.
Return sausage to the skillet and add cumin, salt and chili powder. Stir well, remove from heat and transfer to a previously used bowl or dish. Fluff quinoa with a fork, add to a bowl, squeeze lime on top and stir gently until well mixed. Serve hot or cold.
NOTES, TIPS, TRICKS, HINTS, ETC:
Refrigerate in a glass airtight container for up to 5 days.
 
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 502
Protein 12.7 g
Carbohydrates 22.7 g
Iron 1.60 mg
Fiber 4.79 g
Calcium 26.9 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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