This is one of those recipes you'll pull out again and again. . . until you memorize it. (it's really that simple.) Serve this pilaf instead of rice, potatoes, or any other starchy side.

Source: Parents Magazine

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook, stirring often until the onion is starting to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Add broth and salt and bring to a simmer. Add quinoa, and return to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat to low to maintain a gentle simmer and cook, undisturbed until the liquid has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

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  • Place peas in a sieve or strainer and run water over them to thaw. Stir peas into the quinoa, and let sit off heat until the peas are heated through, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 149mg; potassium 241mg; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 4g; sugar 2g; protein 6g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 499IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 70mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 28mg; iron 2mg.
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