Vegetable Pumpkin Quinoa Rice

  • Yield: 15
  • Serving: 10
  • Prep time: 15 m
  • Cook time: 25 m
  • Ready in: 40 m
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One most healthy alternative to white rice is quinoa rice. If you are looking for a fully loaded with a variety of healthy benefits, then quinoa rice is your one stop and it’s your white rice alternative.

Quinoa rice is your super-food with, which will contribute the most nutritional benefits your body needs to perform at optimum levels. There are many recipes available for quinoa, however, we will only share our Vegetable Pumpkin Quinoa Rice with you. Trust me, you will love this dish, and I predict it will be a regular for you; But before we get into the recipe, lets take a deeper look at some of the health benefits you will get from Quinoa rice.

The Benefits of Quinoa Rice

  1. It’s a complete protein, meaning it contain all your protein needs. Quinoa contains 8 grams protein per 1 cup serving, cooked.
  2. High in minerals, which help keep your bones strong, and your body in balance.
  3. Its high in fiber. A high fiber diet also promotes healthier eating patterns overall and will help keep you full longer.
  4. its gluten-free.

Quinoa is one of the few plant source of complete protein. This means it contains all nine of the essential amino acids your body needs to stay healthy and perform at optimum levels. Make quinoa rice your collection of healthy choice meal.


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39 grams (g) of carbs.
8g of protein
6g of fat
5g of fiber
1g of sugar

Step by step method

  • Check your Ingredients List

    Make sure you check your ingredients to see to it that you have everything ready to go.

  • Coconut Milk

    Depending on your need, you can add one or two cans of coconut milk to your recipe. One will get the job done, but two will give it a little more flavor. You want to add equal amount of water to coconut milk ratio.

  • Pumpkin

    Dice your pumpkin, then add it to your coconut mile to partially cook for a few minutes. Make sure to add your ginger, thyme, salt, and onion. Have the pumpkin cook in coconut mile for 6 to 10 minutes on medium flame before you add the rice.

  • Mix Veggie

    While your coconut milk and pumpkin cooking, you can get your mix veggie ready.

  • Quinoa Rice or White Rice

    At this point, you can now add your quinoa rice or regular white rice with mix veggie to your boiling coconut milk. Let everything cook on low flame for 20 to 25 minutes. You are officially done. Please share your pic here so we can see your finish dish.

Tips & variations

  • If for some reason quinoa rice is not for you, then simply replace quinoa rice with regular white rice or brown rice.

Horace Taffe

Head Chef

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