Quinoa Pialf
Recipe type: gluten free, dairy free, gfcf, quinoa, side dish, gluten free whole grain,
Serves: 6
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small red, sweet yellow onion or large shallot, minced
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained very well
  • 2 cups gluten free chicken or vegetable broth
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ⅔ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅔ cup toasted sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup minced fresh parsley or cilantro
  1. Heat oil in a sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until just softened. Add garlic and quinoa, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  2. Add broth and salt. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in cranberries, cover again and cook until liquid is completely absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 8 to 10 minutes more. Toss with almonds and parsley before serving.
Recipe by Angela's Kitchen at http://angelaskitchen.com/2007/08/19/quinoa-pialf/