Quinoa Cherry Pilaf

Good-for-you quinoa gets color and crunch from dried cherries and almonds. Toss with a vinaigrette made with roasted spices for earthy flavor.

Serves: 8
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Rinse quinoa; drain well. Bring quinoa and water to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed

  • Meanwhile, mix orange juice, oil, agave nectar, sea salt, pepper, roasted coriander and roasted cumin in small bowl until well blended

  • Mix quinoa, almonds and cherries in large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss well. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve at room temperature

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 227Calories: 227Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 133mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g