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Red Harvest Quinoa

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Ingredients
  Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Uncooked Red / White)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped baking apples 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Roasted vegetable stock/Chicken broth 32 Ounce (1 1/2 Cup)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried cranberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1 3⁄4 Ounce, toasted (1 Jar Or 1/3 Cup)
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1 Ounce (1/4 Cup)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Rinse quinoa under cold water for 1 minute and drain well.
2 In a 2-quart saucepan,melt butter over medium heat,cook onion,celery,apple and quinoa in butter for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
3 Stir in vegetable stock and orange juice, bring to a boil.Reduce heat ,cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender.Fluff with a fork.
4 Stir in cranberries,nuts,cheese and salt .

SERVING
5 Sprinkle with parsley before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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