Monday, August 30, 2010

Quinoa Rice Pilaf

Ingredients (use vegan versions):
• 2 cups cooked quinoa (save some cooking water with it)
• 1 cup cooked basmati rice (leftover is fine)
• 2 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 onion, chopped
• 4 or 5 cloves garlic, minced
• 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped (a handful)
• 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
• 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
• salt and pepper to taste
Saute onions and garlic in oil; add basil, sage, celery seed, salt and pepper and cook until onions are soft but not brown. Add quinoa and rice, saute 5 to 10 mins, adding some of the quinoa water as necessary to keep moist.
Serves 4 side dish or 3 main dish.
Preparation time: 20 mins

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