Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa is a gluten-free, high-protein grain. This brightly-coloured quick side dish will boost your soluble-fibre intake, too. For added protein, add lactose-free cheese or a cup of lactose-free milk.

The Complete IBS Health & Diet Guide

Excerpted from The Complete IBS Health & Diet Guide by Dr. Maitreyi Raman, Angela Sirounis, Jennifer Shrubsole © 2011 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

Quinoa Pilaf
Quinoa Pilaf
Servings
6servings
Servings
6servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook carrots and celery, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until tender. Add quinoa and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute.
  2. Add bay leaves, broth, squash and lemon juice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender. Remove and discard bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: Calories 192, Carbohydrates 31 g, Sugars 3 g, Fructose 1 g, Glucose 1 g, Protein 5 g, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Total Fiber 4 g, Calcium 61 mg