Citrus Quinoa

recipe

Quinoa has more protein than any other grain. If unavailable, substitute 3 cups hot cooked rice or couscous.

Yield:

Makes 4 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups uncooked quinoa
2 1/2 cups water
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lime zest
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Rinse quinoa according to package directions. Combine quinoa, water, and salt in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.

Combine quinoa and remaining ingredients.