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Quinoa pilaf

quinoa2If you have not tried Quinoa yet..please do..you will be glad that you did.. this is a wonderful dish..worthy of Special Company….or even a dinner party…I like to take this to a potluck..where I always get asked for the recipe
Ingredients:•3 Tab Vegetable Stock to saute the veggies in
•1 clove garlic, minced
•1/2 Spanish onion, finely chopped
•1 medium carrot, shredded
2 fresh of the cob corn ( cooked and cut off cobs)
1 bag Frozen Peas
•1/2 teaspoon Cumin
•1 cup Quinoa, rinsed
•2 1/2 cups water or Vegetable Stock
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1 bay leaf

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Instructions:

In a medium saucepan, heat the Vegetable stock over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Add the carrot,corn and Cumin and saute 1 minute more. Add Quinoa and stir to mix with vegetables. Saute 2-3 minutes. Add the water, salt and bay leaf, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed. At the last minute add the frozen peas…and cook just long enough to heat through… Remove bay leaf. Fluff with a fork before serving.
Enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “Quinoa pilaf

  1. Thank you – now I know what i’m making for dinner.

  2. uglicoyote on said:

    Reblogged this on Vegan,Vegan.

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