Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

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Tabetha Stirrett

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

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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

How to Make Quinoa Pilaf

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.

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About Quinoa Pilaf

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



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