Garden of eden quinoa pilaf

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Corn oil
2 cups Quinoa
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Ground cardamom
½ cup Pine nuts; or slivered almonds
½ cup Carrots; diced
1 cup Shelled peas; OR
1 cup Frozen peas; thawed
\N \N Salt; to taste
3½ cup Hot water

In heavy, shallow casserole or deep skillet, toast quinoa in oil over low heat until light golden brown. Add cinnamon and cardamom. Stir and continue toasting for 1-2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except for water; stir for 1 minute. Add water and bring to a boil, stirring two to three times; reduce to a simmer. Cover; allow to steam until all water is absorbed and quinoa looks fluffy, about 20 minutes. Makes 6 servings, 14 grams of fat per 1 cup serving. |

Recipe by: September 1996 Vegetarian Times Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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