Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

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"A delicious and easy quinoa recipe. Serve with a salad and crusty bread for a complete meal."


35 m servings 365 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 260 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil for 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add carrot, and cook 3 minutes more. Stir in quinoa and vegetable broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until quinoa is tender and fluffy.
  2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with walnuts and parsley. Serve hot or at room temperature.
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  1. 69 Ratings


This is a pretty basic pilaf recipe, and it's fine. However, I think it's really important to stress in the recipe that you have to rinse the quinoa really well before you cook it!!! Otherwis...

Sorry JBUCK123 - 3 stars for you - 5 stars for me. I changed this so much it isn't the same recipe - BUT I'll give you credit because I used your recipe as the basis for mine. I started by rins...

This is a tasty, basic pilaf, open to many variations. I'm always on the lookout for new ways to cook quinoa because it is so super good for you and this is a nice, straightforward way to prepa...

I really liked this pilaf. I'm not a vegetarian, so I used chicken broth in place of the vegetable broth and added some salt, since my broth was homemade and hadn't had salt added. I think qu...

This was my first time cooking quinoa and i loved it. i didn't have any walnuts, so i added a touch of black walnut extract, but it was still really good. my 2 year old gobbled it right up. i...

Surprisingly good! I tasted this prior to adding the parsley and walnuts and thought it was kind of bland. The finished product is very tasty though. Simple and easy recipe, would definitely ...

Delish! My husband and I thought it was great. I didn't put walnuts or parsley on it. My kids tried it but weren't loving it. But I'll try again and hope they'll develop a taste for it. I us...

I liked this simple side dish. I didn't have any walnuts so I toasted pine nuts, the dish turned out very tasty. I also used chicken broth. I will definitely make it again.

Really light and healthy feeling. Tremendously easy to prepare.