Orange-Cilantro Quinoa Saute
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Picking up vibrant flavor from the fresh ginger, scallions, orange juice and cilantro, this creative quinoa dish exudes elegance.
table salt¼ tsp
uncooked quinoa1 cup(s), rinsed thoroughly
olive oil1 Tbsp
uncooked carrot(s)1 cup(s), shredded
uncooked scallion(s)½ cup(s), sliced
ginger root2 tsp, freshly grated
unsweetened orange juice½ cup(s), fresh
cilantro⅓ cup(s), fresh, chopped
- Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add quinoa; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until quinoa is translucent and tender, about 15 to 17 minutes. Drain off any remaining liquid.
- While quinoa cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot, scallions and ginger; cook over medium heat, stirring, until carrots are crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Stir in quinoa; cook, stirring, until well mixed.
- Remove from heat; stir in orange juice and cilantro and serve. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.