Herbed Quinoa
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Herbed Quinoa

herbed quinoaPrep Time: 20 minutes, Cook Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes


2 ¾ cups low-sodium chicken stock or vegetable broth
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1 ½ cups quinoa

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
¾ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
2 teaspoons lemon zest
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the quinoa: In a medium saucepan, add the chicken stock or veggie broth, lemon juice and quinoa. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pan and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 12 to 15 minutes.

For the dressing: In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, basil, parsley, thyme, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Pour the dressing over the quinoa and toss until all the ingredients are coated. Season with salt and pepper, and serve.


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