Quinoa Pilaf

quinoa side dish

Ingredients:

  • 1 T butter
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 T chopped parsley
  • 1/2 T chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions:

1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
2. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
3. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.
5. Sauté the onion in butter or oil until caramelized.
6. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
7. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, add the quinoa and onions and enjoy!

 

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