Summer Herb Quinoa

Summer Herb Quinoa
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed thoroughly
  • 1¾ c vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • ¼ cup each: mint, basil and parsley
  1. Heat a medium sauce pan over medium high heat. Add rinsed quinoa and toast, stirring often, for about 5-7 mins or until quinoa grains are mostly dried and separated.
  2. Increase heat to high and add vegetable stock, salt, pepper and lemon zest. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to medium and cover. Cook for about 10-12 minutes or until the little white pieces of the quinoa are visible are are just beginning to separate from the grains.
  3. Remove quinoa from heat, keep covered, and all to sit for another 5 mins or so. Then remove lid and then add in the herbs while fluffing gently with a fork. Serve warm.