Quinoa Pistachio Pilaf
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INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In two-quart saucepan, brown pistachios in oil and remove.
  2. In same saucepan, add scallions, apricots, ginger, and garlic; cook 2 minutes.
  3. Add stock and pepper sauce; bring to a boil.
  4. Add quinoa and cilantro. Cover on low heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Then add pistachios!!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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!!