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Quinoa Pilaf With Cardamom and Sage

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“This pilaf is hearty and high in protein, and tastes great as a cold quinoa salad the next day.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions, and sauté until they begin to brown.
  3. Lower heat to medium and add garlic and carrots.
  4. Sauté for 1-2 minutes, then add quinoa, pepper, cardamom and sage.
  5. Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add chicken or vegetable stock and salt, and bring to a boil.
  7. Cover and simmer on low heat for 15 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
  8. Gently stir in raisins, cover and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add lightly toasted pine nuts, fluff with a fork, and serve.

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