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Quinoa and Pepper Pilaf

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Protein-packed quinoa is toasted, then cooked until tender with sweet peppers and garlic for a hearty side dish. You can serve this wholesome grain dish hot, at room temperature or even chilled--perfect for any season!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 223
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the shallot and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the peppers and quinoa and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the broth and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Stir in the parsley. Season, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 223 calories; 6.1 35.2 7.1 0 272 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a great and versatile dish! We don't really eat meat so we ate it as a main course. Since we were doing that, I added more peppers than the recipe called for as well as some mushrooms...

Most helpful critical review

Followed recipe exactly. It was okay. I added some cheese and it was better.

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This was a great and versatile dish! We don't really eat meat so we ate it as a main course. Since we were doing that, I added more peppers than the recipe called for as well as some mushrooms...

Followed recipe exactly. It was okay. I added some cheese and it was better.

Pretty tasty!

Pretty darn good. I was wondering what to do with the bell peppers about to go bad and I had nearly everything on hand, well no chicken broth. However, I used 2 chicken bullion cubes and disso...

Simple, versatile, and delicious! Will definitely make again!

Good...added extra garlic, onion and lemon juice

Easy, quick and delicious. I added soffritto instead of shallot and used tri-color quinoa. Beautiful!

This is my first time making Quinoa with Swanson Broth and I won't make it any other way from now on! Veggie broth added so much flavor to the Quinoa and the peppers and garlic are perfect with ...

This turned out to be a great side dish for us! I used Swanson chicken broth instead of vegetable. I also replaced the yellow pepper with green and added salt and pepper to taste. This would go ...