5 Reviews

Oh my goodness! SO GOOD! I did change the vegetable oil to Organic EVOO (vegetable oil is only one step away from plastic!). It was rich, wonderful and satisfying! I did add a couple roasted cloves of garlic to the dish as well and it made it even richer! GREAT RECIPE!

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charree329 January 05, 2016

I made a couple of changes based on personal preference. First off the bacon was reduced to 2 slices and the vegetables were sauteed then added to the quinoa after it had cooked in chicken broth. This was delicious and went very well with grilled pork chops.

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PaulaG May 19, 2011

My first attempt at quinoa. It was delicious and really easy to make. Substituted celery for the green pepper and it was exellent.

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Az B October 25, 2008

I couldn’t wait to make this recipe. Even though we don’t eat pork or bacon I decided to substitute with vegetarian fresh bacon. The taste is pretty close and we can save the calories and the fat. I used vegetable broth instead of beef. Because I changed the foundation of the taste I don’t think it would be fair to rate it low. The rest of the ingredients blended nicely and we love quinoa. Thank you

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Chef h&h June 30, 2008

Wow!! I was skeptical of this one right up until the first bite. I don't like mushrooms as a rule and I'd never tried quinoa, but I had decided to let zaar help me broaden my culinary horizons so I trusted it (I even brought the salt and pepper to the table thinking I'd need it but I certainly did not!!) This will become part of my regular recipes. Thanks Di for posting it.

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Pink Princess May 29, 2005
Quinoa Pilaf