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Orange Flavored Quinoa
From: dicentra

This is from 365 Low Fat Recipes.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, minced
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest

In a medium nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft.

Add orange juice, 1 cup water and salt. Bring to a boil.

Add quinoa and stir once. Quickly return to a boil.

Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Remove from heat and let stand 3 minutes.

Add parsley, mint, currants and orange zest. Stir with a fork to combine and fluff up grain.