Quinoa Pilaf

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Main Ingredient: Grains, Nuts
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 10

This well-balanced meal gives you energy for the day and is filled with so many tasty, healthy ingredients. 

Ingredients

6 tbsp. melted salted butter
1 ¾ cups small-diced onions
1 tbsp. minced garlic
2 tsp. minced gingerroot
12 cups water, hot
4 tbsp. Minor’s Gluten Free Vegetable Base
1 ½ lb. quinoa
1 ¼ cups dried cranberries
4 oz. toasted pine nuts
½ cup chopped parsley
¼ cup lime juice

Steps

1. In large pot, melt butter. Add onions, garlic and gingerroot and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
2. Add water, Vegetable Base and quinoa to onion mixture. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, or until broth is absorbed. Remove from heat.
3. Toss in cranberries, pine nuts, parsley de lime juice. Sat and pepper to taste. Service warm or chilled.

Recipe by Nestle Professional.