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Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

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This recipe for Quinoa Pilaf, by , is from Johnson Family Cookbook, Vol. 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judy Reddell
Added: Thursday, February 10, 2011

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lg onion chopped
1/2 c celery chopped
1/2 c carrots chopped
1 T minced garlic
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
2 c quinoa, washed & dried
3 c boiling water with 1 tsp salt or 3 c vegetable broth

Directions:
Directions:
Saute onion, celery, carrots & garlic in 1 T olive oil until they carmelize or turn brown. Add cumin, oregano & quinoa. Stir constantly & cook for 3 min allowing spices & quinoa to toast.

Add boiling liquid. Cover & cook on low heat 20 min or until all liquid has been absorbed & the quinoa has bloomed. Do not stir during cooking & make sure the lid is tight to prevent moisture from escaping.

Remove from heat & allow quinoa to set for 5-10 min. Fluff with fork & serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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