Herbed Quinoa

Herbed Quinoa Healthy Recipe

6 Servings 35 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 209 Calories
Tags:vegan | pasta

Ingredients

1 1/2 Cup Quinoa
2 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
4 Medium (4-1/8" long) Scallions
2 Tsp Thyme

Directions

Thinly slice the scallions.

Rinse quinoa in 5 changes of water in a bowl, rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring off water (if quinoa does not settle, drain in a large fine sieve after each rinse).

Cook quinoa in a large saucepan of boiling salted water 10 minutes.

Drain in sieve and rinse under cold water.

Set sieve with quinoa over saucepan filled with 1 1/2 inches boiling water (sieve should not touch water) and steam quinoa, covered with a kitchen towel and lid, until fluffy and dry, 10 to 12 minutes.

(Check water level in pan occasionally, adding water if necessary.

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Toss quinoa with oil and salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl.

Cool, then toss with scallion and thyme.

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