*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                                QUINOA PILAF
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Main dish
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Quinoa -- *
    2       c            Chicken broth
    1       tb           Betty’s Butter
    1       lg           Onion -- chopped
    2       cl           Garlic -- chopped
      1/2   ts           Lemon zest -- grated
      1/2   tb           Dried leaf thyme
    2       tb           Flat-leaf parsley
                         Salt and pepper to taste
   *Pronounced Keen-wa, quinoa is a mild-flavored grain that was eaten
   by the Incas.  It is now grown in Colorado and New Mexico and is
   available in natural food stores...it is a very high as complete
   Rinse quinoa in a strainer and remove any debris.  Place in a large
   non-stick saucepan and toast, until it darkens slightly.  Add broth.
   Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes until
   tender.  In another skillet, heat butter; add onion and garlic and
   cook tender, about 3 minutes.  Stir in quinoa, lemon zest, thyme
   parsley, salt and pepper to taste.
   Food Exchange per serving: 2 STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGES; CAL: 155; CHO:
   3mg; CAR: 4g; SOD: 74mg; FAT: 3g;
   Source: Light and Easy Diabetic Cuisine by Betty Marks
   Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal Master
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