The amount of water used for cooking quinoa varies, so check package instructions for best results.
- Portion size 6 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2008
MethodIn large saucepan, heat 1 tsp (5 mL) of the butter and oil over low heat; cook shallots, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 20 minutes.
Add lemon, lime and orange rind; cook for 1 minute. Transfer to bowl.
Add quinoa to saucepan; cook, stirring, until toasted, about 4 minutes. Add water and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is almost absorbed, about 12 minutes.
Uncover and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in shallot mixture, honey, salt, pepper and remaining butter.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Sodium 139 mg
- Protein 8 g
- Calories 305.0
- Total fat 8 g
- Cholesterol 10 mg
- Saturated fat 3 g
- Total carbohydrate 53 g
- Iron 39.0
- Folate 14.0
- Calcium 5.0
- Vitamin A 4.0
- Vitamin C 12.0