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Quinoa Pilaf with Pine Nuts Recipe

Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Side Dishes | 0 Comment

Ingredients

Serves 4 People

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted in a dry skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown, 2 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

Bring quinoa and broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover; simmer until quinoa absorbs liquid, about 15 minutes. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion begins to brown, about 6 minutes. When quinoa is done, fluff with a fork and transfer to a serving bowl. Stir in onion, pine nuts and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

The Skinny

136 calories per serving, 6 g fat (1 g saturated), 16 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein

Reference: self.com/November 2009

http://www.self.com/fooddiet/recipes/2009/11/quinoa-pilaf-with-pine-nuts

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