Red Quinoa with Parsley and Pine Nuts
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Quinoa has risen to star power. High in protein and fiber, it has a nutty flavor and invitingly chewy texture. Because its natural outer coating has a bitter flavor, always rinse quinoa unless it says prerinsed" on the package.
uncooked quinoa1 cup(s), red variety
table salt½ tsp, or to taste
white wine vinegar1 ½ Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil2 tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
fresh parsley⅓ cup(s), flat-leaf, chopped
pine nuts3 Tbsp, toasted
- Bring water to boil in small saucepan; stir in quinoa and salt. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes Remove saucepan from heat and let stand 5 minutes; fluff with fork.
- Whisk together vinegar, oil, and pepper in serving bowl. Add quinoa, parsley, and pine nuts and toss until mixed well. Taste and season with additional salt, if needed.
- Per serving: generous 1/2 cup