Thursday, May 2, 2013

Quinoa-Lentil Pilaf

1 ½ tsp extra virgin olive oil
½ medium carrot, diced
½ medium stalk celery, dices
¼ medium onion, diced
¼ medium red bell pepper, diced
¼ ground smoked paprika
1 dash ground cuimin
¾ cooked quinoa
¼ cup cooked lentils
1 ½ tsp grated lemon peel
1 ½ tsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley

1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Add carrot, celery, onion, pepper, paprika, cumin. Cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until tender
3. Add quinoa, lentils, lemon peel, lemon juice, and parsley to cooked vegetables.
4. Heat over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
5. Fluff with fork and serve.

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