Quinoa pilaf recipe

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A delicious high-protein easy quinoa recipe believed to have originated in South
American. A seed packed with vitamins, minerals and protein, serve with a salad and crusty bread for a complete meal.
Ideal for breakfast for the entire family.
Preparation takes 10 minutes, cooking takes 25 minutes and should be ready in 35 minutes.

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Ingredients

Original recipe makes 4 servings
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 carrots, chopped
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
2 cups vegetable broth
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil for 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add carrot, and cook 3 minutes more. Stir in quinoa and vegetable broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until quinoa is tender and fluffy.
2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with walnuts and parsley. Serve hot or at room temperature. – Crusty bread * – Bread
Cook some extra chicken so you have it ready to use for the soup Thursday night.
Also, if you like to make your own bread and have the time, try any of the many recipes to be found on the site!