Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my idea of comfort food. I could eat a bowl of this alone, on the couch (or next to the computer while researching new ideas on recipezaar!). It is a beautiful side dish warm or cold with grilled vegetables (or meat).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the quinoa and place in a medium saucepan with water and salt (now is the time to season!), cooking according to box directions. Cool.
  2. Heat Olive oil in a saute pan and then add leeks, sauteeing for 2 minutes over medium high heat (to get some color on them).
  3. Add the stock, lower the heat, and cook the leeks for about 5 minutes (until tender). Stock should be almost gone.
  4. Add the cooked quinoa and stir to heat through. Remove from the heat.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and drizzle with a fine-quality extra virgin olive oil, if you so choose. Also nice with toasted pinenuts.

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