Nutty Quinoa Side Dish Recipe
Nutty Quinoa Side Dish

by Lauren Chattman

The ancient grain quinoa can seem like a scary proposition -- particularly for youngsters and those who have never tried it before.

Use this recipe to create a side dish that even your biggest critics will love.

Makes 4 servings

Nutty Quinoa Side Dish Ingredients

1/4 cup pine nuts

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped
1 1/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sodium canned chicken broth
Salt and ground black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

3/4 cup Kellogg's Raisin Bran cereal

Nutty Quinoa Side Dish Directions

Place pine nuts in a nonstick saucepan and toast over medium heat until golden. Transfer to a small bowl.

Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and onion to pan, and cook until onion is softened, about five minutes.

Add quinoa and cook, stirring for one minute.

Add broth and 1/2 teaspoon salt to pan and bring to a boil.

Cover, turn heat to low, and cook until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

Remove from heat and let stand, covered, another 10 minutes.

Transfer quinoa to bowl, stir in remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, and parsley.

Stir in pine nuts and cereal, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

 

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