This simple quinoa pilaf recipe is taken from a Granovita packet. You can adapt it by changing the fruit or juice flavour. You can also blend chopped fresh fruit with it just before serving and put a dollop of cream on top.
Serves 8 -10
Preparation and cooking time – 30 minutes
1 cup quinoa
3 cups orange juice
1/2 cup raisins. currant or dried cranberries
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1 Tbsp olive oil
Heat olive oil, add lemon zest and quinoa. Saute until quinoa starts to heat and the aroma of lemons is strong. Add dried fruit, stirring to coat. Add orange juice and steep until all liquid is absorbed.
Great as a meal accompaniament, or as a breakfast dish.