Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and thyme; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add artichokes; sauté 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Add broth and quinoa; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook 18 minutes or until liquid is completely absorbed.
Remove pan from heat. Stir in parsley, rind, juice, and salt. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Oh my! This was the first time I've ever made quinoa and man oh man, was this ever good or what?! I bought quinoa on a whim at the grocery store and brought it home. I didn't think ahead as to what to make and after browsing, I went with this. I did make a change, but only because I had to go with what was in my kitchen. I used marinated artichokes because that's what I had. WOW! My husband loved this and it's now going to be a staple in our home. Many thanks for sharing this!
I'm new to quinoa and wanted to try a recipe with items I already had in my kitchen (minus the lemon peel). I decided this was going to be it. The only thing I changed was I added some red bell pepper and some chicken but only a little since I'm new to this and didn't know how it would effect the taste. It looked nice with the little pepper pieces in it & most importantly my family loved it!!! (I'm feeding it to my 1yr old now) Plus I liked my additions so much I added much more later like a half a cup of red bell pepper and half a breast of chicken. Yeah!!! Liked it so much, I tried another 3 different versions. Since I ran out of the white quinoa, I tried the red. It was good but liked the white better. The original recipe with the additions I noted is my favorite version.