Recipes and Cooking Mediterranean Quinoa Fried Rice 3.8 (24) 2 Reviews Fried rice can actually be healthy--this vegetable-packed quinoa recipe is proof! Try it as a side with grilled chicken or salmon for a Mediterranean diet delight. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 17, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 6 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 cup red quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cup 1/2-inch pieces eggplant ¾ coarsely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 cup grape tomatoes 4 cup fresh baby spinach ¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz.) Lemon wedges Directions In a medium saucepan bring broth to boiling; add quinoa. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Drain well; return quinoa to saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat to dry excess moisture from quinoa. In an extra-large wok or skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add quinoa; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until quinoa starts to brown. Add eggplant, onion, garlic, and black pepper; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook about 2 minutes or until tomatoes start to burst. Remove from heat. Add spinach, olives, and oregano; toss to combine. Sprinkle with feta cheese and serve with lemon wedges. Jacob Fox Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 291 Calories 10g Fat 41g Carbs 11g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 291 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 593mg 26% Total Carbohydrate 41g 15% Total Sugars 6g Protein 11g Vitamin C 40mg 200% Calcium 144mg 11% Iron 3.8mg 21% Potassium 691mg 15% Folate, total 164.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.