Quinoa with Pimento Stuffed Olives, Gold Raisins, and Cilantro
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Toast quinoa in large saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently, until fragrant ~5 minutes. Transfer quinoa to bowl and set aside.
  2. Using the same pan, on medium heat, melt butter and cook onion, salt, cumin, oregano, and cinnamon stirring frequently, until onion is soft ~ 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in water and quinoa and bring to simmer, then turn heat to low and cook until liquid is absorbed ~20 minutes,
  4. Add in raisins about 5 minutes before quinoa is through cooking and stir once or twice.
  5. Fluff quinoa with fork and olives, cilantro, vinegar and mix! Serve warm!
Recipe Notes

In my experience toasting the quinoa results in a different and more earthy flavor that I like, so I usually toast it.