Quinoa Pistachio Pilaf
1 1/2 tsp oil
1/4 cup unsalted pistachios
1 cup chopped scallions
3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
3 drops hot-pepper sauce
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
In two-quart saucepan, brown pistachios in oil and remove.
In same saucepan, add scallions, apricots, ginger, and garlic; cook 2 minutes.
Add stock and pepper sauce; bring to a boil.
Add quinoa and cilantro. Cover on low heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Then add pistachios!!
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Since Quinoa is so high in protein, I'm always on the search for yet another tasty way to prepare it. This is nutty and delicious!!