This succotash uses quinoa and Green Giant® frozen vegetables to make a delicious, healthy main, or a great side to serve with lean meats. It's healthy, but don't think for a second it skimps on the flavor! And check out more great recipes from Green Giant® here.
Green Giant Quinoa Succotash
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total portions: 5 servings (1 cup each)
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups water
1 box (9 oz) Green Giant® Simply Steam® frozen baby lima beans
1 box (10 oz) Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn & butter sauce
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped
Sliced green onions, if desired
In fine strainer, rinse quinoa under cold water 1 minute; drain well. In 2-quart saucepan, heat quinoa and water to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and liquid is absorbed.
Meanwhile, cook lima beans as directed on box; drain. Cook corn as directed on box. Pour drained lima beans and corn & butter sauce into 10-inch skillet. Add paprika, salt and pepper; mix well. Stir in cooked quinoa and tomato.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions.