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Cilantro Lime Quinoa

The perfect addition to a burrito bowl or as a side for any dish!  Fluffy quinoa mixed with fresh cilantro and lime juice is light, zesty, and full of flavor. Made in under 20 minutes!
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6


  • 1 Cup Uncooked Quinoa, Rinsed
  • 2 Cups Water
  • ½ Cup Cilantro
  • Juice from 1 Lime
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt


  • Add quinoa and water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduced heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Fluff quinoa with a fork.
  • Add lime juice and cilantro.
  • Season with salt.
  • Mix well and serve.


Nutrition is based on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.
NUTRITION: Serves 6, ½ Cup Per Serving- (3 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 104 FAT: 1.7 SATURATED FAT: 0.2 CARBS: 18.2 FIBER: 2 SUGARS: 0 PROTEIN: 4