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Quinoa Pilaf

Total time 35 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.