Quinoa Pilaf
Recipe type: Side Dish
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
  1. Rinse quinoa well in cold water until the water runs clear (this removes the slightly bitter coating).
  2. Shake quinoa in a dry, medium-hot pan until lightly toasted.
  3. Heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and saute until soft.
  4. Add carrot, quinoa, and vegetable broth.
  5. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat until low and cook until liquid is absorbed - 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and let pilaf stand, covered for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Stir in parsley and fluff with fork. Serve at room temperature.
Recipe by Culinary Musings at http://www.culinarymusings.com/2008/04/passover-recipes-roasted-vegetables-with-quinoa-pilaf/