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Quinoa and Almond Pilaf

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  • Servings: 4
Quinoa and Almond Pilaf

Photography: Johnny Miller

Source: Everyday Food, March 2013


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup toasted unsalted almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high. Add shallot and cook until softened, 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add quinoa and cook 1 minute. Add 1 1/3 cups water, bring to simmer, and cover. Cook until water is absorbed, about 17 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes and then fluff with fork. Stir in almonds and parsley.


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