Quinoa Pilaf

marie Sat, 01/10/2015 - 14:33

Ingredients :

1 ½ cup quinoa
1 ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
½ cup green pepper, cut in small cubes
½ cup red pepper, cut in small cubes
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 -3 tablespoons, grated parmesan cheese
3 cups chicken broth
1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
2 cup carrot, peeled and cut in small cubes
3 green onions, chopped (white and green part)
½ cup parsley, finely chopped


Rinse quinoa in a bowl, at least 5 times, rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring off water, until water runs clear. Drain in a fine sieve. Reserve.

Pour chicken broth in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Gradually add quinoa and cook during 15 minutes. Reserve.

Heat vegetable and olive oil in a large skillet and sauté red and green pepper, green onion, carrot, celery, and parsley over high heat for 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute. Season to taste.

Add vegetables to quinoa and stir. Season with salt, pepper and parmesan cheese.

Transfer to a serving dish.

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