Quinoa and Corn With Scallions

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    plump ears of corn
  • 2
    cups water (or stock)
  • 1
    cup quinoa, thoroughly rinsed
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon canola oil (or butter)
  • 12
    cup thinly sliced scallion, including some of the greens
  • 13
    cup crumbled feta cheese
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shuck the corn, slice off the kernels, and set aside.
  • Reverse your knife and scrape the cobs to get the milk.
  • Bring the stock or water to a boil; add the quinoa, corn scrapings and ½ teaspoon salt.
  • Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Melt the butter in a small skillet, add the scallions and corn kernels and cook over medium high heat until the scallions are bright green, about 3 minutes.
  • Toss them with the quinoa.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with the crumbled cheese.
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