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Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

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This recipe for Quinoa Pilaf, by , is from Cooking with the Estabrooks: Recipes We Call Home For, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nikki Johnson
Added: Tuesday, February 26, 2008


2 tbsp olive oil
1 mdm onion, finely chopped
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup finely diced carrots
1 mdm red pepper, chopped
2 cups quinoa, rinsed thoroughly through a fine sieve
(may substitute rice as well)
4 cup vegetable broth (may substitute chicken as well)
1 c frozen peas, thawed
salt and pepper to taste

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over mdm-hi heat. Add onion and
cook until soft, 3 min. Add garlic, carrots, and red pepper,
cooking until soft, about 5 min. Add quinoa and broth. Bring to
boil over high heat, then reduce heat to mdm-lo. Simmer,
covered for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in frozen
peas and salt and pepper.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Very yummy and pretty side dish.




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