Dress up a plain quinoa dish with bacon bits and sautéed broccoli for a fresh and colorful side.
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 cup water
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
How to Make It
Heat quinoa in a saucepan over medium-high heat; sauté 2 minutes. Add 1 cup water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 2 minutes. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add broccoli florets; sauté 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons water; cover and reduce heat. Cook 2 minutes. Combine quinoa, broccoli, 2 teaspoons olive oil, salt, and bacon.
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