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Side Dishes

Quiona (side dish)

Quiona, cooked in chicken broth for added richness, is tossed with onion, garlic, and herbs. This may be served hot, or at room temperature.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes Servings: 4


1 tablespoon butter1 cup uncooked quinoa2 cups vegetable broth2 teaspoons chopped garlic2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme1/4 teaspoon salt1 small onion, finely chopped1 dash fresh lemon juice (optional)


1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the quinoa, and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.
2. In a bowl, toss quinoa together with garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and onion. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.