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A quick switch from water to stock elevates this simple whole-grain side. Substitute chopped toasted almonds for a budget-friendly alternative to the pine nuts. If you're not a cilantro fan, use chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley instead.

Robin Bashinsky
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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Recipe Summary

Serves 2 (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring stock and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove pan from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro, pine nuts, oil, and salt.


Nutrition Facts

243 calories; fat 10.7g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 4.5g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 3g; iron 3mg; sodium 164mg; calcium 29mg; sugars 3g.