Apricot Quinoa Pilaf

Apricot Quinoa Pilaf

Ingredients

  • 2 Shallots, diced
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 Cups cooked Quinoa, cooked in Veggie Stock
  • ¾ Cup dried apricots, chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 3 Tbs chopped fresh mint
  • ½ tsp red crushed pepper flake
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup pistachios, toasted

Directions

Remove shells from pistachios and toasted in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes, cook quinoa and set aside to cool.  Sauté shallots, garlic and red bell for 5 minutes, set aside to cool. Add quinoa, shallot mixture, apricots, orange zest and juice, mint and red pepper flake to a large bowl and mix well, season with salt and garnish with pistachios.

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