Awesome and tasty method for cooking quinoa. Very healthful and tasty with a variety of proteins; we made with the orange marmalade and soy-glazed salmon from the same month CL. Loved it!
Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts
Quinoa is hot right now. And our Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts makes this up-to-date side dish even more fantastic.
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Total: 25 Minutes
- Calories: 187
- Fat: 9.4g
- Saturated fat: 1g
- Sodium: 111mg
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 1/4 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1. Rinse and drain quinoa. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; sauté 1 minute or until tender. Add minced garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add quinoa; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add chicken stock and kosher salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
- 2. While quinoa cooks, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts to pan; cook 3 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Combine quinoa mixture, pine nuts, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, parsley, chives, and pepper; toss.
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