Quinoa with Peas

Quinoa with Peas

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"A delicious side dish that goes with just about anything."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 157 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 157 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 97 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the quinoa, and cook 2 minutes until toasted. Pour in the chicken broth, onion, garlic, thyme, and black pepper. Cover, and let come to a boil. Once boiling, stir in the frozen peas. Recover, reduce heat to medium-low, and continue simmering until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed the chicken stock, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Stir in half of the Pecorino Romano cheese and the parsley until evenly mixed. Scoop the quinoa into a serving dish, and sprinkle with the remaining Pecorino Romano cheese to serve.
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Sounds good and I want to try it. But it says nothing about rinsing the quinoa so that the bitter saponins are removed. (Some quinoa, sold in North America, is pre-rinsed, but some is not...) ...

I made this yesterday afternoon as a snack for my kids. It was delicious. My 18 month old gobbled it up. I would add more peas next time and not add them until the quinoa was almost cooked. ...

I'm a self admitted tinkerer. Can't leave a recipe alone- mine included. That being said, this recipe is fantastic and here's what I did (no disrespect to the author). I added 4 sprigs fresh thy...