Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf
Servings: 6 Prep 5 mins Cook 26 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 large shallot, peeled and chopped
  • 8 baby carrots or 1 large carrot, peeled if needed, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Make It

1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot, carrot(s) and celery and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add quinoa to saucepan and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Pour in broth plus 1/4 cup water. Stir in thyme and salt.

3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 140, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 5, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 23, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.