Free Recipe Inscrutable Quinoa Pilaf

Recipe Type: G Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
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Recipe Serves: 4

Ingredients for Inscrutable Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

2-3/4 c Water
1/4 lb Snow peas; thawed or fresh
1 tb Dark sesame oil
1 sm Garlic clove; finely chopped
1 sm Onion; finely chopped
5 Sliced green onions; greens
-& whites
1 tb Fresh ginger; grated
2 tb Low sodium soy sauce; more
-to taste
1-1/2 c Quinoa; uncooked
1 tb Toasted sesame seeds
1/8 ts Szechuan peppercorns; or
-black pepper

Inscrutable Quinoa Pilaf Preparation

If using fresh snow peas, destring and blanche them. Slice the snow peas into thin, diagnolly cut slices. Set aside. Heat the oil in a large, heavy saucepan and saute the garlic, onion and scallion whites for 2 minutes. Add the ginger, water and 1 tbl soy sauce or tamari. (Watch for sputterint oil!) Scrape up any bits of onion that stick to the bottom of the pot. Bring to a boil and stir in the Quinoa, cover and reduce heat to simmer, for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and let stand, 5 minutes. Fluff up the Quinoa, stirring in the reserved snow peas, scallion greens, sesame seeds and pepper. Add more soy sauce, tamari or sesame oil to taste. Serve hot or at room temprature. NOTES : Grain_2.mxp. Calories per serving: 325, 7.8g fat at 21.9%. The fat content can be reduced by lessening the sesame seeds. Recipe by: Complete Vegetarian Kitchen by Lorna Sass Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #783 by James and Susan Kirkland <> on Sep 15, 1997

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