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Citrus Quinoa

Yield Makes 4 1/2 cups
Quinoa has more protein than any other grain. If unavailable, substitute 3 cups hot cooked rice or couscous.

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. Combine quinoa and remaining ingredients.