A spicy, complex and filling dish that works as both a side and a main course. You might try adding a fried egg on top with an extra drizzle of harissa. Adapted from Generation Foodie.
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- 1 cup dry quinoa (red or white)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
- 2 cups water (or veggie broth)
- 1 -2 tablespoon harissa (test for your spicy threshhold)
- 1/4 cup parsley, washed and chopped
- 1/4 cup shelled pistachios, chopped
- 1/2 juice and lemon, zest of
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1In a medium pot, saute onion, garlic and carrot in olive oil on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
- 2Add quinoa and water.
- 3Cover and bring to a boil.
- 4Reduce heat to med-low and simmer until water is absorbed, 10-12 minutes.
- 5When water is absorbed, stir in remaining ingredients and serve warm or cold.
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Nutritional Facts for Pistachio Quinoa Pilaf With Harissa
Serving Size: 1 (236 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 260.2
- Calories from Fat 87
- Total Fat 9.6 g
- Saturated Fat 1.2 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 64.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 36.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
- Sugars 3.2 g
- Protein 8.5 g
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