Courtesy of Raisin Rack
http://www.raisinrack.net

Quinoa Pilaf

Diet Type: Vegan

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  1 teaspoon olive oil
  1 clove garlic, minced
  1/2 Spanish onion, finely chopped
  1 medium carrot, shredded
  1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  1 cup Quinoa, rinsed
  2 1/2 cups water or Vegetable Stock
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1 bay leaf
 
Directions:

In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Add the carrot and Cumin and saute 1 minute more. Add Quinoa and stir to mix with vegetables. Saute 2-3 minutes. Add the water, salt and bay leaf, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed. Remove bay leaf. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Servings: 4

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 190
Calories from Fat 33
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
  Saturated Fat 0g2%
  Mono Fat 2g 
Sodium 312mg13%
Total Carbs 34g11%
  Dietary Fiber 4g14%
Protein 6g 
Iron29%
Calcium4%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C4%
Vitamin E2%
Vitamin A51%
Selenium1%
Manganese55%
Copper20%
Zinc11%
Pantothenic acid5%
Niacin8%
Riboflavin12%
Thiamin7%
Folate7%
Potassium12%
Phosphorus19%
Magnesium24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.