Roasted Red Pepper & Basil

Add some excitement to your dinner with Near East® Quinoa Blend Roasted Red Pepper & Basil! This quick and easy to use dish combines a blend of quinoa and brown rice with red bell peppers and basil. It has 8 grams of protein, is a good source of fiber (contains 3 grams of fat per serving as prepared) and has 34 grams of whole grain per 1 cup serving (see nutrition information for sodium content). Near East® Quinoa Blend Roasted Red Pepper & Basil is Kosher Certified *OU*.

Ingredient & Nutrition Information

Product formulations, packaging and promotions may change. For current information, refer to packaging on store shelves.

Ingredients

QUINOA, PRECOOKED PARBOILED LONG GRAIN BROWN RICE, RED BELL PEPPER*, SALT, YEAST EXTRACT, GARLIC POWDER, TOMATO POWDER, BASIL*, POTATO MALTODEXTRIN, ONION POWDER, SUGAR, NATURAL FLAVOR (CONTAINS SOY AND WHEAT) CITRIC ACID, BLACK PEPPER, MALTODEXTRIN. *DRIED CONTAINS SOY AND WHEAT INGREDIENTS.

Amount Per Serving As Packaged As Prepared
Calories   260  280 
Calories from Fat   25  45 
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 3g  5%  8% 
Saturated Fat 0.5g  2%  4% 
Trans Fat 0g     
Cholesterol 0mg  0%  0% 
Sodium 400mg  17%  17% 
Total Carbs 50g  17%  17% 
Dietary Fiber 4g  17%  17% 
Sugars 3g     
Protein 8g  8%  8% 
Vitamin A   6%  6% 
Vitamin C   20%  20% 
Calcium   2%  2% 
Iron   8%  8% 
Phosphorus   15%  15% 

*Amount as packaged. When prepared as directed, a serving of quinoa-with grain and seasoning mix plus olive oli provides 5g Total Fat (0.5g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat), 0mg Cholesterol, 400mg Sodium, 50g Total Carbohydrate (4g Dietary Fiber, 3g Sugars), and 8g Protein.

**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs.

Preparation Information

Range Top Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring quinoa/brown rice blend, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1-3/4 cups water to a boil.
  2. Turn heat to a medium boil, add contents of Spice Sack and mix well.
  3. Boil gently for 14 to 17 minutes until water is absorbed.
  4. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Microwave Directions

  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine quinoa/brown rice blend, contents of Spice Sack, 1-3/4 cups water, and 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  2. Cover; microwave at HIGH for 6 minutes. Mix.
  3. Cover; microwave at HIGH for 6 to 10 minutes on high or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff lightly with fork before serving.
  6. * Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust time as needed.

Low Fat Directions

  1. Follow the above preparation directions, except omit olive oil.

High Altitude Preparation

  1. At high altitudes, increase water to 2 cups and increase cooking time by 5 minutes.

Related Recipes

Go Back

Get Flash Player

Please install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player and enable JavaScript to use this site.