Peruvian Quinoa Pilaf

In One Dish Meals, RECIPES 2017, Vegetables, WORLD GOURMET by salts7seas

Peruvian Quinoa Pilaf

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  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, deveined and cubed
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, deveined and cubed
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 cups carrot, peeled and cubed
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper from the Peppercorn Sampler by Salts of the 7 Seas
  • Sagrado Rosa,¬†Salts of the 7 Seas
  • 2-3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

Rinse quinoa in a bowl, at least 5 times (unless quinoa is pre-rinsed), rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring through a fine sieve.

Bring chicken broth to a boil in a saucepan. Gradually add quinoa and cook for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat both oils in a large skillet. Saute red and green pepper, green onion, carrot, celery, and parsley over high heat for about 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.

Combine quinoa and vegetable mixture and season withSagrado Rosa salt, and fresh pepper. Top with parmesan cheese and serve!