Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield
Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

We love the color and texture of red quinoa, but regular quinoa also works well.

How to Make It

Bring 1 2/3 cups water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 12 minutes or until quinoa is tender; drain. Add sugar snap peas, lemon juice, olive oil, chopped fresh thyme, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper, stirring to combine.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

Solid recipe

Barkly
April 03, 2015
Followed the recipe as written. It was a good, solid recipe. My husband would like to try snow peas next time. We did not find it too lemony but we like stronger flavors.

Barkly's Review

falljunelaker
March 22, 2014
Yum. Great the next day,too.

guthried08's Review

guthried08
March 03, 2014
I followed the recipe exactly and it had way too much lemon juice for us. It might be good with less.

youngt2's Review

youngt2
February 23, 2014
Liked the crunchiness of the snap peas with the moistness of the quinoa. Very simple and quick to put together. Will make again.