Sprouted Quinoa Savory Pilaf


Sprouted quinoa cooked in butter and chicken broth is seasoned with a bit of thyme, fine sea salt, and fresh parsley for an easy and delicious side dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup finely minced yellow onion

  • 2 cups truRoots® Organic Sprouted Quinoa

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 ¾ cups chicken broth

  • 1 ¾ cups water

  • ¼ teaspoon ground thyme

  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

  • 2 tablespoons finely minced fresh flat-leaf parsley


  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onion until softened. Add quinoa and garlic. Cook and stir until garlic is fragrant.

  2. Add chicken broth, water, thyme and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce to simmer. Cover and cook 17 to 19 minutes or until grains are tender. Stir in parsley. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

290 Calories
10g Fat
43g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 198mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.