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Quinoa w/Dried Cherries and Pistachios Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dan Smith
Added: Monday, February 14, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 cups uncooked quinoa
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
2 cups water
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup dried sweet cherries, chopped
1/2 cup dry-roasted pistachios, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. Rinse and drain quinoa. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add 2 cups water, wine, and salt to pan; bring to a boil. Add quinoa; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Remove from heat; set aside, and cool slightly.

2. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Add quinoa, cherries, and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine.

Nutritional Information
Calories:256
Fat:10.3g (sat 1.3g,mono 5.8g,poly 2.8g)
Protein:7.6g
Carbohydrate:34g
Fiber:4.3g
Cholesterol:0.0mg
Iron:2.4mg
Sodium:184mg
Calcium:38mg

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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