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Quinoa Pilaf

Posted in : Diabetic on by : Daphne


1 C. quinoa2 C. chicken broth1 Tbsp. butter1 large onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped1/2 tsp. lemon zest, grated1/2 Tbsp. dried leaf thyme2 Tbsp. flat-leaf parsleysalt and pepper to taste


Rinse quinoa in a strainer and remove any debris. Place in a large nonstick saucepan and toast until it darkens slightly. Add broth. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer about 20 minutes until tender. In another skillet, heat butter. Add onion and garlic, and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in quinoa, lemon zest, thyme, and parsley. Add salt and pepper to taste.