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Sprouted Quinoa Savory Pilaf

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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35 m servings 290
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  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; 9.8 42.9 7.1 15 198 Full nutrition

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5 stars all the way!! This is a simple HEALTHY side dish that will have wanting 2nd helpings. You can get creative and add raisins or cranberry's and celery which you would add at the same time ...

love the cooking method (pilaf), definitely adds body to the the quinoa however I could've used a bit more flavor. Might try fresh herbs and doubling the garlic next time. Overall solid side e...

I third the recipe, added green pepper and kept the rest the same. It was very good. I will make this again.

Very good basic recipe that's easy to tweak to your own taste. I'm not a big fan of thyme, so I omitted it and used a little fresh basil in its place. I love another reviewer's suggestion of add...

Really good! I think the butter and sautéing it first added character. I like it more than brown rice. A keeper.