Quinoa Pilau

Quinoa Pilau

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Cook GMO-Free
Recipe by  Cook GMO-Free

“Inspired by traditional rice pilau of southern India, this addictive recipe is time-efficient with practice. Once tasted, it is impossible to get enough. Enjoy!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Bring water, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan; cook until quinoa has absorbed all the water, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and ginger until onion is lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Add cinnamon and cloves; stir to coat. Stir in cooked quinoa.
  3. Remove skillet from heat; stir in mint and cilantro. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Allow mixture to cool; fluff with fork before serving. Garnish with blanched almonds.

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Reviews (4)

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sueb
1

sueb

The cloves add an unexpected taste! I topped this with pecans, not almonds Great tasting dish that was easy to prepare!

Les Moore
0

Les Moore

I might make it again, but the next time with 1/2t of powdered ginger. The way it is now, ALL I could taste was ginger.

N. Carrillo
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N. Carrillo

I stirred in lobster at the end and it was a hit!!!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 262 cal
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs
  • 30.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 316 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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