Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

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Quinoa Pilaf

Tabetha Stirrett

By
@Tabstir

Very Tasty, even my picky eater dad liked this!!


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
oil or bacon grease
4
bacon
1/2 c
onion, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
5 medium
mushrooms, fresh
3 clove
garlic
1 c
quinoa
2 c
vegetable broth
3/4 c
walnut pieces
1/4 c
parsley, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bacon until crispy. Reserve 1 tbsp of the bacon fat for frying or discard and use oil.
2
Cook onions for 5 minutes, add carrots, mushrooms and garlic and cook for another 3 minutes.
3
IMPORTANT: rinse your quinoa very good to get rid of the bitter taste on the grains.
Add the quinoa and vegetable broth.
4
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.
5
In a bowl toss together the quinoa mixture, walnuts and parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #healthy