Quinoa Pilaf

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4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


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1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/4 cups water
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Total: 35 Minutes

1. Rinse quinoa under cold water, rubbing grains together; drain.

2. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add carrot, shallots, and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add quinoa; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add 1 1/4 cups water and wine; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Stir in thyme, salt, and pepper.

Created date

February 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 204
Fat 6 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 6.6 g
Carbohydrate 31.3 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 163 mg
Calcium 34 mg