Quinoa Pilaf

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 154


1 teaspoon canola oil
4 tablespoons shelled, unsalted pistachio nuts
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup dried apricot, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup quinoa , , rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
pinch of nutmeg (optional)


In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, sauté the pistachios for 2 minutes. Remove nuts from pan and let rest on a paper towel. Add the onions, ginger, garlic and apricots to pan, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil.

Stir in quinoa and parsley. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Fluff with fork and fold in pistachios and pinch of nutmeg.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 154
Calories from Fat: 16

This Quinoa Pilaf recipe is from the 2011 HomeCook'n Collection Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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