Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf
Author: Recipe 4 Success
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind, finely diced
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can artichoke hearts in water, drained & quartered
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • ½ cup black olives, pitted
  • ¼ cup currants
  • 1 bunch mint leaves, for garnish
  1. In a small saucepan, combine broth, quinoa, bay leaf, turmeric, salt, pepper and olive oil.
  2. Stir in lemon rind and cover.
  3. Bring pot to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until water is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat. Add tomato, artichokes, onion, olives and currants, mix well to combine.
  5. Top with mint and serve.


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