Quinoa Pilaf47 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 25 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“A delicious and easy quinoa recipe. Serve with a salad and crusty bread for a complete meal.” - by JBUCK123
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- 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.
- In a bowl, toss quinoa together with walnuts and parsley. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 365 cal
- 20.9 g
- 36.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (47)Rate This Recipe
"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!!! Otherwise it t..." See moreastes terrible. "
"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 rinsing th..." See moree Quinoa a couple of times and then soaking it while I fried 1/2 onion with garlic in olive oil and when it was brown added about 1/4 cup of white wine (allowing for the alcohol to burn off), then added carrots, chicken broth and the quinoa. Before serving I added the walnuts. NO bitter taste. This is the first time making and eating Quinoa - thanks for getting me started and achieving 5* results."
"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 prepare it...." See more I echo the sentiment of the reviewer who said to follow the directions and **RINSE** quinoa before cooking. It has a natural coating that is very bitter and must be rinsed off. It takes one minute, but means the difference between yummy and inedible."
Simple Savory Quinoa
Quinoa Chard Pilaf
Just swipe to see more like this.