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“I found this recipe on cbc.ca. I'm posting it for ZWT 7 and hope to try it soon. In response to a review, I've changed the ingredients list to say zest of lemon, lime and orange rather than rind since the reviewer is quite correct in saying that the white part of the rind is bitter.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In large saucepan, heat 1 tsp of the butter and oil over low heat; cook shallots, stirring occasionally, until caramelized (about 20 minutes).
  2. Add lemon, lime and orange rind; cook for 1 minute and transfer to bowl.
  3. Add quinoa to saucepan; cook, stirring, until toasted (about 4 minutes).
  4. Add water and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is almost absorbed (about 12 minutes).
  5. Uncover and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in shallot mixture, honey, salt, pepper and remaining butter.

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