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Quinoa Pilaf

What you need: 

1c quinoa

2c water or vegetable broth

1/2t salt

6T olive oil

2 celery ribs, chopped

2 small onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

Toasted pignoli nuts, 1/2c or more

2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped

4T raisins

1/4t each of coarsely ground black pepper, thyme, oregano

1 pinch sea salt

What you do: 

1) Boil water (or broth), add quinoa. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed (about 15 min). 

2) Heat olive oil in pan and saute celery, onion, garlic and carrot until onion is translucent.  Add pignoli, tomato, raisins, salt and pepper, thyme, oregano. Cook approximately 5 minutes longer.

3) Fluff quinoa with a fork and add to cooked veggies.  Transfer to serving bowl and sprinkle with sea salt.

Preparation Time: 
15 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
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