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Hearty Quinoa & Rice Risotto

This is not the usual risotto. I wanted a flavorful dish with great texture and all the nutrients that whole grains have to offer. Plus it’s all made in one pot.


  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1.5 cup short grain brown rice
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 5 cup vegetable broth divided

Served With (per serving):

  • 2 cup baby spinach
  • 1 avocado


  1. Sautee onion for 8 minutes on medium heat. Stir frequently
  2. Add brown rice and 3 cup vegetable broth. Cover. Reduce heat to medium low to simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally
  3. Add quinoa and 2 cup vegetable broth and continue cooking for 15 minutes
  4. Remove from heat and let steam covered for 10 minutes
  5. Serve with a bed of spinach and avocado

510 Calories, 12.7 g Protein, 67.5 g Carbs, 15.8 g Fiber, 24.8 g Fat

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My name is Savannah, and I am someone who is in love with trying new foods, sharing herbal knowledge, and getting outdoors. Thanks for joining me on my blogging adventure.

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