Apricot Cilantro Quinoa Pilaf Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 263
Daily Value: 13%
Servings: 4

Balanced, Low-Sodium
Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free
Fat10g15%
Saturated1g7%
Trans0g0%
Carbs37g12%
Fiber5g19%
Sugars6g0%
Protein9g18%
Sodium25mg1%
Calcium40mg4%
Magnesium133mg33%
Potassium466mg13%
Iron3mg17%
Zinc2mg13%
Vitamin A369IU7%
Vitamin C7mg11%
Thiamin (B1)0mg11%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg9%
Niacin (B3)1mg6%
Vitamin B60mg14%
Folic Acid (B9)91µg23%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E2mg10%
Vitamin K8µg10%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated4g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated3g0%
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Apricot Cilantro Quinoa Pilaf
MeatlessMonday.com

Dried apricots sprinkle this quinoa pilaf with chewy, sweet fruit flavors which balance crunchy, toasted pumpkin seeds. Cilantro and lemon juice brighten this hearty, healthy grain salad. This recipe comes to us from Jen Brody of Domestic Divas.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or pepitas, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Lemon juice, to taste

DIRECTIONS

Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pot over medium heat. Add the shallot and sauté until softened, about 3-5 minutes.

Rinse the quinoa in a colander under cold water for 2 minutes. Add the quinoa, stock, and apricots to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 10-15 minutes or according to package directions.

When the quinoa is cooked through, remove the pot from the heat and fold in the pumpkin seeds and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Finish with lemon juice, to taste. Garnish with some extra cilantro and enjoy.

Recipe Details

Per Serving

Calories: 255

Total fat: 9.9 g

Saturated fat: 1.4 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 4 mg

Total carbohydrate: 34 g

Dietary fiber: 4.0 g

Sugars: 4.4 g

Protein: 8.8 g

 

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Servings: 4
Cuisine: American
Special Designations: Vegan, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Healthy

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donna's picture

Thank you for all the great healthy recipes

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