Moroccan Quinoa

Moroccan Quinoa
Level
Easy
Prep
6 minutes
Cook
18 minutes
Servings
Makes 6 servings, about 1/2 cup per serving

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped shallots
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup ivory quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/3 cup currants
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • Ground black pepper

Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until fragrant.

Step 2

Stir in water, quinoa, bouillon and cumin.

Step 3

Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook for 15 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.

Step 4

Add cilantro and pine nuts; fluff with fork and serve. Season with pepper.