Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf
Summary

This Quinoa Pilaf is a nutrition powerhouse because quinoa provides more protein than other grains and it’s also a good source of potassium an dietary fiber.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Servings
    10 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

10 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 120

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 290mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 5g
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • medium onion (diced)
    1/2
  • celery (diced)
    2 stalks
  • mushrooms (wiped clean and chopped )
    1 1/2 cups
  • quinoa (pre-washed)
    1 1/2 cups
  • chicken broth (fat-free, reduced-sodium)
    3 cups
  • salt
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
  • dried thyme
    1/2 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Add the olive oil to a medium saucepan. Sauté onion and celery over medium-high heat and cook about 3 minutes or until the onions are clear.

  2. Add mushrooms and cook until brown. Add the quinoa to the pan and stir for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Slowly add the chicken broth, salt, pepper and thyme and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer. Cook 15 minutes and fluff with a fork when done.

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