Quinoa Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 340.6
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.3 mg
  • Sodium: 268.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 58.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.0 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Introduction

grain + beans = complementary protein. This wasn't particularly tasty--needs playing with. Next time I will toast the quinoa before cooking. Substituting veggie broth for the water could be good. grain + beans = complementary protein. This wasn't particularly tasty--needs playing with. Next time I will toast the quinoa before cooking. Substituting veggie broth for the water could be good.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup quinoa, rinsed
    2 cups water
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 cup chopped mushrooms
    3 cloves minced garlic
    1 cup frozen peas
    1 can chickpeas, rinsed
    2 t olive oil
    small pat of butter
    black pepper to taste
    1 t marjoram

Directions

makes 4 servings

Rinse quinoa until water is clear, let drain. Rinse & drain beans. Saute onions & mushrooms for 3 min then add garlic & stir for 1 min more. Add frozen peas & let simmer for 2 minutes. Add quinoa & beans & water (or broth). Stir, add spices & bring just to boil. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 15 min. Can serve with parmesan cheese.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUNNERJUDY.

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