Quinoa and Almond Pilaf

Source: Everyday Food

Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ½ cup toasted unsalted almonds, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • =Instructions=

In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook until softened, 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add quinoa and cook 1 minute.
Add 1⅓ cups water, bring to a simmer, and cover. Cook until water is absorbed, about 17 minutes.
Let stand 10 minutes and then flu with a fork. Stir in almonds and parsley.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 315 calories; 17g fat (5g saturated fat); 10g protein; 34g carbohydrates; 5g fiber.