Quinoa Side Dish

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Quinoa Side Dish

Prep 15 m

Cook 20 m

Ready In 35 m

4 Servings

207 Calories

Description

"Quinoa is a great alternative to rice - it's lighter, and cooks in about half the time."

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Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon butter

  2. 1 cup uncooked quinoa

  3. 2 cups vegetable broth

  4. 2 teaspoons chopped garlic

  5. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  6. 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  8. 1 small onion, finely chopped

  9. 1 dash fresh lemon juice (optional)

Direction

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.

  2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and onion. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.

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