Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

13 reviews, 4.2 star(s). 92% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes; part of Vegan collection

Vegetarian and healthy!

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion; chopped finely
3 cloves Garlic; minced
1 cup carrots; finely diced
1 medium red pepper; chopped
2 cups quinoa; rinsed thoroughly through a fine sieve
4 cups Vegetable broth
1 cup frozen peas; thawed
salt; and pepper to taste

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

Servings  

Preparation

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until soft, 3 minutes. Add garlic, carrots and red pepper, cooking until soft, about 5 minutes. Add quinoa and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in frozen peas and salt and pepper.

Notes

This also works as a filling for roasted butternut squash

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mogriff1

I used this as a stuffing for roasted butternut squash. It was delicious.
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This was a pretty good side dish for dinner but I made it with less water so the quinoa would fully absorb the liquid and still have a bit of texture.
MonsterZero 2y ago

This was my first time to try quinoa and this recipe was so easy and yummy too!
sharireland 2y ago

This is a very good quinoa dish! I used chicken stock in place of vegetable broth. I used the food processor for the carrots, red peppers and garlic. So flavorful, will definitely make this again!
mogriff1 2y ago

I love this recipe. I added a little fish sauce and wheat/gluten free tamari as well just for an Asian kick. Thank you for this recipe.
TheNewSkinny 2y ago

Although I've generally avoided quinoa in the past, I made this and loved it. I used my own (very flavorful) vegetable stock which I do in a big slow cooker. The choice of fresh vegetables in the recipe, along with just the right amount of salt (Himalayan) and pepper, made this quinoa dish one that I wanted to do again. Not today though; I have lots leftover for supper.
lsp066 2y ago



paul8 3y ago

Didnt have any red bell pepper so I left that out and added a little extra carrot. I also seasoned with Adobo instead of salt and pepper and used chicken broth instead of veggie. The whole family loved it!
heathergoodhue 3y ago

Very simple and versitile dish. I add paprika, cayene, and edemame instead of peas. Or, just through in good Indian spices for a real treat!
Bearfighter 5y ago

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