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Simple Quinoa Recipe
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This super-grain contains essential vitamins, minerals, fat, fiber, and protein.

Pair this recipe with vegetables and a lean protein to make any lunch or dinner delicious and nutritious!

Makes: 5 servings

Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 ½ cup vegetable (or chicken) broth
  • 2 ½ teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 onion finely chopped (or green onion)
  • 2 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 tablespoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions:

  1. Thoroughly rinse quinoa with water using a strainer.
  2. Place coconut oil in saucepan over medium heat and simmer.
  3. Add quinoa and toast, stirring occasionally until lightly browned (about 5 minutes)
  4. Stir in broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for about 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.
  6. Add garlic, parsley, thyme, onion, and salt and pepper.
  7. Serve hot or cold.


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