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Quinoa with Broccoli and Pistachios

Serves 4
Time 55 min
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a high-protein, gluten-free ancient grain that cooks much like rice and has a texture similar to couscous. Combined with lemon, onions, pistachios and mint, you'll enjoy a wonderful mix of flavors and textures. Serve this alongside baked tofu or your favorite lean protein.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed with water
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
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Method

Bring ½ cup water to a simmer in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.

Add another ½ cup water, broth and half of the lemon juice; bring to a boil.

Stir in quinoa then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

Stir in quinoa, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

Arrange broccoli on top of quinoa, cover and simmer for an additional 10 minutes.

Remove from heat, then add spinach, remaining lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.

Serve garnished with pistachios, green onions and mint.

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  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed with water
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
Shop with Prime

Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.