Quinoa Pilaf

In the South Arm Community Kitchen, we served the Chicken with Tomato Sauce with a side dish of Quinoa Pilaf.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed a few times
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnut
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Source: this recipe is adapted from allrecipes


Prepare all the ingredients.
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium high heat.

Cook onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes, or until translucent.

Add carrots and cook for 3 minutes more.
Stir in quinoa and vegetable broth, and bring to a boil.

Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes. or until quinoa is tender and fluffy.

In a bowl, toss quinoa together with walnuts and parsley.

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