Quinoa doesn’t have to be bland. Zest up this healthy side dish by adding fresh herbs for more flavor.
This gluten-free option provides all the amino acids that make up a complete protein. You don’t want to miss out on these health benefits.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Recipe Serves: 4
- For the quinoa: In a medium saucepan, add the chicken stock, 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. Transfer the quinoa to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste and serve.
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